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TransChem Environmental - Types of Commercial Waste

April 4, 2022

Here at TransChem Environmental, we are proud to be one of the leading commercial hazardous waste disposal companies in the state, having provided commercial chemical disposal in Arizona for over 85 years and, offering top-notch services to businesses of all sizes.

It is crucial to utilize proper disposal services for commercial waste as it addresses the various hazards of handling varying compositions in accordance with regulations. Proper management of commercial waste is vital for maintaining a safe and sustainable community.

A technician mixing chemicals in an Arizona laboratory.

Types of Waste Removal

Our team of experts is well-equipped to handle all types of commercial waste disposal. Here are a few types of waste we can assist you with:

General waste

General waste comes in all shapes and sizes. It consists of everyday packaging products like , paper, cardboard, glass, and other everyday items that don’t need special attention after being discarded.

Chemical waste

Chemical waste refers to any discarded materials that contain chemical substances that can be harmful to human health or the environment. This can include unused or expired chemicals, solvents, laboratory reagents, pesticides, cleaning agents, and other similar products. Commercial chemical disposal in Arizona involves the safe and responsible management of chemical waste generated by businesses and industries in the state.

Food waste

Food waste is one of the most prevalent types of commercial waste. It comes from businesses like restaurants, grocery stores, farms, and factories handling food products. Food waste includes any food that is spoiled, damaged, or unsellable.

Construction waste

Construction waste is waste that is created in the process of building something new. This often includes concrete, steel, wood, brick, and other construction materials. This type of waste must be disposed of at a facility equipped to handle construction waste.

Clinical waste

Clinical waste comes from healthcare facilities like hospitals, outpatient centers, medical offices, and other health clinics. Some of the waste generated in medical care includes bandages, syringes, and bodily fluids, all of which must be disposed of properly to prevent the spread of disease. There are strict guidelines that must be followed regarding how medical waste is handled.

Hazardous waste

Hazardous waste includes things that could be harmful to human health or the environment. These wastes often have characteristics like reactivity, corrosivity, ignitability, or toxicity. The EPA sets the standards for these hazardous items to ensure they are identified, stored, transported, and disposed of properly. Commercial hazardous waste disposal is an important part of this process, as businesses that produce hazardous waste must ensure that it is disposed of safely and in compliance with all relevant regulations.

Why Choose TransChem Environmental

Our experience and commitment to safety set us apart from the competition. Our team of experts is dedicated to providing the highest level of service, focusing on your safety and the environment. With over 85 years of experience, we are the experts in commercial hazardous waste disposal, providing superior services across Arizona.

If you're in need of commercial chemical disposal in Arizona, look no further than TransChem Environmental. Contact us today to learn more about our services and why we're the best choice for your commercial waste removal needs.

We specialize in extraordinary hazardous waste situations without the use of subcontractors.
We understand OSHA Laboratory Standards.
We are in control of every aspect of your project and you stay informed.