What are some potential contaminants in the dry cleaning industry? In the dry cleaning business, the solvent is the most obvious potential contaminant. But did you know, your spotting chemicals could also cause contamination if spilled on the ground or dumped down a drain? Here are a few simple tips for preventing contaminant spills in […]
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The Community Recycling Grant Program provides funds to help communities in Indiana increase recycling and waste reduction.
Basic guidelines for using your spill kit. Always know the location of and consult your Emergency Response Plan and never attempt to clean up a very large spill or one of hazardous waste without the proper equipment or advanced training.
A spill kit is just one component of your Emergency Response and Spill Prevention Plan.
Last fall, both Indiana University and Purdue University received $1.6 million each in federal grants to study Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in rural water supplies. While there is evidence of how PFAS end up in some water supplies, research into PFAS in rural areas such as private drinking water wells is less available. While the […]
For the past 15 years the EPA has administered a product safety program now known as “Safer Choice” through the Pollution Prevent (P2) Program. Companies can voluntarily certify products to receive the Safer Choice label – from household cleaners to business grease trap / lift station maintainers or septic system treatments. This certification not only […]