Categories for Commercial Waste Management

What Is A Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan

August 19, 2022

A Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) provides monitoring information and guidance for site-specific building and construction projects. At Klumm Bros. in Holland, Toledo, and Lucas County, OH, our experienced contractors use this guidance document to prevent or minimize pollution during construction activities. SWPPPs help ensure the construction site is kept orderly to avoid detrimental environmental impacts and water pollution, and they’re susceptible to changes depending on the project’s needs.  Continue reading to learn the answers to the question, "What is a SWPPP?" Who Needs an SWPPP? An SWPPP is required for facilities and sites seeking clearance from the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination... View Article

Commercial Waste Management Benefits

June 2, 2022

Commercial waste management is the process of collecting, transporting, and disposing of commercial and industrial waste. It is a critical part of any business or commercial operation, and there are many commercial waste management benefits. Here are the benefits of waste management for businesses. 1. Comply With Environmental Regulations One of the most important benefits of commercial waste management is that it helps businesses comply with environmental regulations. Many commercial and industrial operations produce waste that can be hazardous to the environment if not properly disposed of. Commercial waste management services can help businesses ensure that their waste is properly... View Article

What Are the 5 R’s of Waste Management?

March 25, 2022

Waste management is a field that has a language of its own. The people who own and operate facilities that manage waste are very serious about the work that they do. They have even developed a shorthand way of looking at their line of work. They call these "The 5 R’s of waste management," and they are important to any professional waste management company. Here is a quick summary of what those five R’s are:  Refuse Reduce Reuse Repurpose  Recycle Each of these terms ought to be used in order from the top (refuse) to the bottom (recycle) to reduce waste. Waste management... View Article

An Introduction to Solid Waste Management

December 27, 2021

Waste management is a dirty job, but someone’s got to do it. However, successfully disposing of waste in a sanitary way is neither simple nor easy. It’s a challenging task that’s crucial to the health of citizens and the environment at large. Solid waste management is what most people think of when they think of waste management. It’s one of the biggest issues humanity is facing, especially in densely populated urban areas. The effects of waste on the environment can be stark and negative, which is why effective solid waste management is so important. An overview So, what exactly is... View Article

How the COVID-19 Pandemic Is Changing Waste Management

September 3, 2021

The COVD-19 pandemic has affected nearly every aspect of our society and daily living habits. Believe it or not, this even includes waste management. While this may not be the first topic that comes to mind when considering the impact of COVID-19, it is a crucial part of managing the pandemic. How has COVID-19 affected waste management? The main impacts involve the amount of waste generated, how that waste is handled and how to protect the workers who handle it. How 2021 has changed waste management services Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, waste management services have been charged... View Article