Disposal of Spill Materials

Open head steel drum for holding contaminated materialsAll of the contaminated materials, including absorbent, clothes, soil, wood, etc. must be removed and packaged for disposal. Containers must be properly labeled and transported according to Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations by EPA permitted hazardous waste haulers to a permitted hazardous waste disposal facility. If spilled material cannot be used according to label instructions, it most likely is classified as a hazardous waste. All of the contaminated materials, including absorbent, clothes, soil, wood, etc. must be removed and packaged for hazardous waste disposal, which requires proper regulated (EPA & Department of Transportation) packaging, transportation and acceptance at a hazardous waste disposal facility.

Compiled by Ron Gardner

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