Provides links to local resources pertaining to household hazardous waste, recycling centers, and medical waste. Also provides information related to energy conservation, green shopping tips, organics and composting and water conservation.
Educational institutions are not exempt from compliance with EPA’s requirements for disposal of hazardous wastes under the RCRA. The college was cited for not properly identifying, labeling, documenting and cataloging the materials or notifying the emergency response agencies in the area.
A database created to provide information on hazardous substances released from Superfund sites or from emergency events. Also, the effects of hazardous substances on the health of humans. List of Priority Substances included, site specific information about toxic substances and their fate. Formerly, the HazDat Database.
This is a two part brief with insights into disposing of, uses for, and recycling used oil in the auto industry. To get to the second part scroll to the end of the article and click on “to see previous articles”, scroll down to the APRIL 2003 section, and click on managing used oil (part 2)
An article relating how mandates of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) caused fines to 281 collision repair shops for negligence perpetrated by their Hazardous Waste Hauler and recycler.
EERL's mission is to be the best possible online collection of environmental and energy sustainability resources for community college educators and for their students. The resources are also available for practitioners and the public.
EERL & ATEEC
EERL is a product of a community college-based National Science Foundation Center, the Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center (ATEEC), and its partners.
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