Top 10 Tips for Selecting Your Hazardous Waste Transporter: Part II

Because of a generator’s “cradle-to-grave” liability, choosing a transporter is an extremely important – and equally daunting – task. But choosing a transporter for your hazardous waste wisely may save you thousands of dollars in fees and ensure you maintain a positive business reputation.

Top 10 Tips for Selecting Your Hazardous Waste Transporter

In a previous post, How to Select a Treatment Storage and Disposal Facility (TSDF) we discussed how the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) holds generators liable for safely generating, transporting, storing and disposing of their waste from “cradle-to-grave.” Generators are responsible for any mishandling that occurs with their waste – even if the violation occurs after it is transported away from their facility.

How to Select a Treatment Storage and Disposal Facility (TSDF)

Some business owners mistakenly believe that their generated waste is no longer their responsibility once it has been transported away from their facility.