Discover landfills, transfer stations, handlers, and service locations that accept Absorbents.
When an absorbent material, such as socks, mats, booms, pads, pillows, sawdust, clay, paper towels, or even chicken feathers are contaminated with a liquid waste, such as oil, solvents or chemicals, they may be designated as a special or hazardous waste, and therefore require special handling and disposal.
In many areas, a special operating permit is required to accept spent absorbents or rags for storage, treatment, and/or disposal.
An absorbent might be considered a hazardous waste if it comes into contact with a listed hazardous waste, or if it exhibits a characteristic of hazardous waste. Many states, local municipalities, and landfills have requirements for handling such spent absorbents, and these can exceed the federal rules. Because of this, it is important to work with a waste vendor that specifically lists absorbents as one of their accepted wastes.
Absorbents Disposal Locations
BELFOR ENVIRONMENTAL INC
5075 Kalamath St
Denver, CO 80221
Covanta Augusta Waste Facility
3920 Goshen Industrial Blvd
Augusta, GA 30906
Covanta Milwaukee Waste Facility
3801 W McKinley Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53208
Covanta New Castle Waste Facility
1001 Sampson St
New Castle, PA 16101
ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSE SVCS INCCalcasieu Parish
EWASTE DISPOSAL INC
2229 W 2nd St
Santa Ana, CA 92703
SPILL CONTROL TECHNOLOGIESMarion County
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