Waste Management

EMSI has nearly three decades of experience in waste management. Our access to TSDF’s around the country makes EMSI your single source for all of your waste disposal needs. We will identify the most environmentally sound, cost-effective options to meet the needs of your facility. EMSI will be your partner, making sure your exposure to liabilities and risk are minimized at all times! Choosing us puts our dedicated fleet of trucks, expert technicians and customer service representatives at your disposal. As a leader in Hazardous Waste Management we are prepared to provide a service you can rely on.

Hazardous Waste Disposal

EMSI has experience managing waste from all types of industry since 1989. With access to Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Facilities (TSDFs) all over the country, we are your single source for all of your waste disposal needs. Disposal facilities are rigorously audited to bring you a complete range of disposal alternatives, in the most environmentally sound, cost-effective ways.

EMSI is your partner in minimizing your exposure to liabilities and risk at all times!

Our staff of experienced Enviroexperts will segregate, collect, consolidate, and manage the lab chemical or process waste streams at your site, regardless of the size. We provide the following for all of our waste disposal services:

Some chemical wastes we commonly handle are as follows:

  • Laboratory wastes
  • Radioactive waste
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Reactive chemicals & reagents
  • Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)
  • Universal wastes
  • Highly toxic materials
  • Mercury and mercury debris
  • Oils and solvents
  • University & school waste
  • Contaminated soils and debris
  • Hospital waste
  • Controlled substances
  • Mixed waste
  • Consumer commodities
  • Non hazardous materials
  • Unknowns
  • Household hazardous waste

Stabilization Of Reactive Chemicals

EMSI’s Enviro Chemists and Technicians possess vast technical knowledge and experience in dealing with your reactive chemicals. We use proven, documented stabilization techniques on site. Our staff has worked throughout the years to stabilize a host of reactive materials, including but not limited to:

  • Temperature sensitive reactives
  • Peroxide formers
  • Shock sensitive reactives
  • Water and air reactives
  • Azides

Household Hazardous Waste

Every household and small business generates hazardous wastes such as paints, cleaners, pesticides, solvents, and spent chemicals. EMSI has taken a proactive role in assisting homeowners and small business owners in disposing of these properly in accordance with newly developed programs instituted by local governments and municipalities. These services include:

  • Event planning, site preparation, staffing plans and event management
  • Traffic control and waste unloading
  • Waste segregation and packaging
  • Identification and characterization of unknowns
  • Preparation of the hazardous waste manifest
  • Waste pick up, transportation and recycling or disposal
We will tailor our collection efforts to your needs, whether it is one day collection or multiple collections at a special site or a permanent facility.

Consumer Commodity Destruction

Expired reagents, manufactured chemical products, and non-hazardous materials can pose an interesting problem for many manufacturing and research facilities. EMSI will help with that by shredding, processing, and disposing of the following:

  • Confidential/Sensitive business paper and products
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Consumer returns
  • Off spec products
  • Industrial wastes
  • Food products
  • Damaged goods
  • Recalled products
  • DEA product returns

Regulated Medical Waste Disposal

Our Bio-Haz division provides Regulated Medical Waste (RMW) services to facilities ranging from small Doctors offices to large Hospitals and Government Facilities. We specialize in RMW disposal at Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical companies. Our RMW service includes waste collection, packing, labeling, replacement containers, transportation, and incineration. Service options include but are not limited to boxes, reusable totes, and roll-off containers. EMSI also offers a reusable sharps program.

In addition, EMSI’s RMW service assists you with permits, weekly collection service, biological decontamination, training, reports, waste tracking, certification of destruction, and recordkeeping requirements.

Non-Hazardous Waste Disposal

EMSI’s Non-Hazardous Disposal Service provides a high level of safety and security for the full destruction of non-hazardous wastes. We have a wide range of disposal options for the complete destruction of your non-hazardous waste (which can first be shredded), including:

  • Incineration/thermal destruction
  • Wastewater treatment
  • Fuels blending
  • Recycling
  • Land disposal

Radioactive Waste Disposal

Our Enviroexperts can provide your facility with full radioactive waste management services, including:

  • Identification and classification of radioactive and mixed wastes in accordance with all regulations
  • Necessary approvals for disposal at audited, compliant treatment/storage facilities
  • Packaging wastes in a cost effective manner
  • Completion of all shipping papers and manifests
  • Transport of waste to the disposal facility
  • Medical physics services
  • Decontamination services
  • Training programs
  • Calibration services
  • Laboratory services
  • Radiation safety services

Certified Analytical Services

EMSI and affiliates regularly perform the following types of certified analyses:

  • Gas chromatography/Mass spectometry (GC/MS)
  • Volatile organics
  • Drinking water volatile
  • Total petroleum hydrocarbons (TPH)
  • BTEX
  • Gas chromatography (GC)
  • Halogenated volatile organics
  • Organochlorine pesticides
  • PCS's
  • Herbicides/Pesticides
  • Total petroleum hydrocarbons
  • Metal analysis
  • Priority pollutants
  • TCLP metals
  • TCLP metal extraction
  • Physical methods
  • Heat of combustion
  • pH
  • Flashpoint
  • Specific gravity
  • Color and odor
  • Total solids
  • Wastewater sampling and analysis
  • Drinking water analysis
  • Radioactive screening & analysis
  • Other analysis is available upon request

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