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March 6, 2019

HAZWOPER 4.3.19

Filed under: Remediation — Kelly Sherwood @ 9:39 pm

Who is required to take HAZWOPER?

According to OSHA, HAZWOPER applies to five groups of employers and their employees and specifically includes any employees who are exposed to hazardous substances and who are engaged in several operations including clean-up, treatment, storage and disposal of hazardous waste. In addition, workers involved in an emergency response operation dealing with hazardous waste and workers who have to perform duties at a waste site where hazardous contamination are equally expected to be fully trained and protected.

January 31, 2019

RCRA/DOT Training

Filed under: Remediation — Kelly Sherwood @ 3:39 pm

Register Your Team Today!

October 31, 2018

Wayne County Michigan Household Hazardous Waste Event November 3, 2018

Filed under: Household Hazardous,Universal Waste — Tags: , , , — Kelly Sherwood @ 8:19 pm

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Attention Wayne County, MI residents!

Recycle your household hazardous waste!

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Please be sure to review the flyer for the list of accepted items and items NOT accepted, hours of service etc.

https://www.waynecounty.com/departments/environmental/land-resource-management.aspx

#HHW #Household #Hazardous #Waste #WayneCountyMI @WayneCountyMI #EWaste #Recycle #Recycling #ThinkGreen #ActGreen #LoveThePlanet #Lightbulbs #Batteries #MedicalWaste #Sharps #Mercury #AutoWaste

 

October 25, 2018

Register your Team –RCRA DOT Training Events

Dec 5th Livonia, MI RCRA/DOT Training

5 Seats Left!  Register your team today!  

RCRA Refresher Training is Annually Required!

RCRA/DOT Training

December 2018

ERG is now in open-enrollment for an all-inclusive training course.  This mandatory course will provide our clients with affordable training that (1) meets/exceeds regulatory requirements, (2) focuses specifically on issues of interest in industrial operations, and (3) provides an enjoyable, informative experience.  Our trainers are experts in their fields; have extensive experience working with industrial companies, and work hard to make their courses interesting.

We are offering the following class that is required of virtually all hazardous waste generators and many other companies as well.

The training course will include:

  • RCRA Hazardous Waste Management Training, which is required annually for employees of hazardous waste generators who work in any position related to hazardous waste management as defined by 40 CFR 262.34(a) and 40 CFR265.16.
  • DOT Hazardous Materials Training, which is required every three years for all hazmat employees, which are defined as “a person (including a self-employed person) who loads, unloads, or handles hazmat; tests, reconditions, repairs, modifies, marks, or otherwise represents packaging as qualified for use in the transportation of hazmat; prepares hazmat for transportation; is responsible for safety of transporting hazmat; or operates a vehicle used to transport hazmat” as defined by 49 CFR 172.700- 172.704.
  • The rates for the listed training courses are based on the number of attendees from each company.

Attendees (Per Company)                                                  One Day Rate

1-2                                                                                         $300.00

3+                                                                                          $250.0

If several people/group at your facility need training, ERG recommends on-site training that can be tailored to address specific operations, plans, and procedures at your facility.

ERG is ready and able to help you establish, improve and/or maintain a safe workplace and a successful regulatory compliance program.  If you are interested in other ERG EH&S services, including (but not limited to) on-site training courses, integrated contingency planning, permitting and environmental/safety/hazardous waste compliance audits, please contact us.

Register your team today.  Please review the course description.

2 Dates ~~ 2 Locations!

Livonia Michigan – Wednesday, December 5th

Bowling Green Ohio — Wednesday, December 12th

Register:

Training@ERGenvironmental.com or call  (855)459.0021

#Training #RCRA #DOT #EnvironmentalServices #Safety #SafetyTraining #Regulations #Compliance #GetCompliant #StayCompliant #AlwaysBePrepared #SafetyFirst #Osha

 

 

July 17, 2018

Wayne County MI Household Hazardous Waste Collection 7/21/18

Filed under: Household Hazardous,Universal Waste,Waste Management — Tags: , , , — Kelly Sherwood @ 6:38 pm

Wayne County Residents!

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Wayne County’s Department of Public Services hosts four Household Hazardous Waste Collections per year for County residents. The collections are designed to accept unwanted household chemicals for proper disposal and electronics for recycling from residents. Only household generated products from Wayne County residents are accepted. ERG Environmental Services will be hosting the event.  Please see the attached flyer for the important details.  Please review the accepted items & non-accepted items list as well as times of service and location.

Wayne County Michigan Residents

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event 7-21-18

Detroit HHW 7-21-18

 

#HouseholdHazardousWaste #HHW #Detroit #Michigan #Livonia #Romulus #Hamtramck #GrossePointe #Trenton #Wayne #Dearborn #DearbornHgts #Westland #Canton #Taylor #Redford #Belleville #Inkster #Plymouth #Wyandotte #LincolnPark #GardenCity #SouthGate #FlatRock #VanBurenTwp #GrosseIle #Melvindale #WayneCounty @WayneCountyMI @DetroitMI @ERGenvServices

We look forward to serving you!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 23, 2018

June Compliance Training Events! Enroll Now!

RCRA/DOT June 20th

HAZWOPER June 27th 

 rcraTraining flyer June 20 2018

HAZWOPERTraining flyer June 27 2018

 

Register Today!  Call 1.855.459.0021

Email: Training@ERGenvironmental.com

May 14, 2018

New Online Shop!

Filed under: Universal Waste,Waste Management — Tags: , , , , , , — Kelly Sherwood @ 9:34 pm

We’ve launched! 

You asked for it, ERG delivered! 

Our clients asked if we could expand our products and services.  ERG services a wide range of industry and segments of business, but they wanted the ability to shop online with ERG!

ERG Environmental Services is excited to announce our new online shop!

Visit our new online shop!      http://ergenvironmental.com/products

Shop By Category:

Aqueous Cleaning Systems

http://ergenvironmental.com/product-category/aqueous-cleaning-systems/

Drain Guards

http://ergenvironmental.com/product-category/drain-guards/

HazMat Spill Kits

http://ergenvironmental.com/product-category/haz-mat-spill-kit/

Loose Absorbents

http://ergenvironmental.com/product-category/loose-absorbents/

Oil Only Absorbents

http://ergenvironmental.com/product-category/oil-only-absorbents/

Oil Only Spill Kits

http://ergenvironmental.com/product-category/oil-only-spill-kit/

Universal “Waste To Energy” Absorbents

http://ergenvironmental.com/product-category/universal/

Solvent Recyclers

http://ergenvironmental.com/product-category/solvent-recycling-systems/

Universal Spill Kits

http://ergenvironmental.com/product-category/universal-spill-kit/

Download our catalog

http://ergenvironmental.com/download-absorbent-catalog/

Coming Soon!

Industrial Chemicals                       

Environmental Supplies

March 2, 2018

Compliance Training Classes RCRA/DOT & HAZWOPER

Filed under: Uncategorized — Kelly Sherwood @ 3:47 am

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HAZWOPER

ERG is now in open-enrollment for a HAZWOPER 8-hour refresher training course.  This course will provide our clients with affordable training that (1) meets/exceeds regulatory requirements, (2) focuses specifically on issues of interest in industrial operations, and (3) provides an enjoyable, informative experience.  Our trainers are experts in their fields; have extensive experience working with industrial companies and work hard to make their courses interesting.

We are offering the following class that is required of virtually all hazardous waste generators and many other companies as well.

This course meets the requirements outlined in OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 for 8 (eight) hours of annual refresher training for workers at hazardous waste sites. This course is designed for general site workers who remove hazardous waste or who are exposed or potentially exposed to hazardous substances or health hazards. The course may include topics such as topics pertaining to workplace hazards associated with Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER). Topics include HAZWOPER regulations, site characterization, toxicology, hazard recognition, personal protective equipment, decontamination, medical surveillance, confined space entry and emergency procedures. Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a certificate of completion.

Enrollment is open to those who have already completed the 40-hour or 24-hour HAZWOPER training.

Attendees (Per Company)            One Day Rate

1-2                                                                                         $150.00

3+                                                                                          $125.00

ERG is ready and able to help you establish, improve and/or maintain a safe workplace and a successful regulatory compliance program.  If you are interested in other ERG EH&S services, including (but not limited to) on-site training courses, integrated contingency planning, permitting and environmental/safety/hazardous waste compliance audits, please contact us.If several people/group at your facility need training, ERG recommends on-site training that can be tailored to address specific operations, plans, and procedures at your facility.

For Further Information: (855) 459-0021

 

RCRA / DOT

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ERG is now in open-enrollment for an all-inclusive training course.  This mandatory course will provide our clients with affordable training that (1) meets/exceeds regulatory requirements, (2) focuses specifically on issues of interest in industrial operations, and (3) provides an enjoyable, informative experience.  Our trainers are experts in their fields; have extensive experience working with industrial companies and work hard to make their courses interesting.

We are offering the following class that is required of virtually all hazardous waste generators and many other companies as well.

The training course will include:

  • RCRA Hazardous Waste Management Training, which is required annually for employees of hazardous waste generators who work in any position related to hazardous waste management as defined by 40 CFR 262.34(a) and 40 CFR265.16.
  • DOT Hazardous Materials Training, which is required every three years for all hazmat employees, which are defined as “a person (including a self-employed person) who loads, unloads, or handles hazmat; tests, reconditions, repairs, modifies, marks, or otherwise represents packaging as qualified for use in the transportation of hazmat; prepares hazmat for transportation; is responsible for safety of transporting hazmat; or operates a vehicle used to transport hazmat” as defined by 49 CFR 172.700- 172.704.
  • The rates for the listed training courses are based on the number of attendees from each company.

Attendees (Per Company)            One Day Rate

1-2                                                                                         $300.00

3+                                                                                          $250.00

ERG is ready and able to help you establish, improve and/or maintain a safe workplace and a successful regulatory compliance program.  If you are interested in other ERG EH&S services, including (but not limited to) on-site training courses, integrated contingency planning, permitting and environmental/safety/hazardous waste compliance audits, please contact us.If several people/group at your facility need training, ERG recommends on-site training that can be tailored to address specific operations, plans, and procedures at your facility.

For Further Information: (855) 459-0021

Enroll Today:  Training@ERGenvironmental.com

 

 

 

January 5, 2018

Happy Holidays ! Thank You! HHW Season Wrap Up!

Happy Holidays! Happy New Year!

Thank You For Another Great HHW Season!

As the New Year unfolds, another successful household hazardous waste community collection season is wrapping up.  Since 2003, ERG has been conducting HHW collection events for municipalities and private organizations throughout Michigan and Ohio.   We maintain a large network of specialized team members experienced to perform these events, many events running simultaneously across multiple sites. We have a fantastic team!  We are efficient, safe, well organized and friendly.  It has been our pleasure to interact with residents from communities around the state while recycling their household hazardous waste.  ERG appreciates the participation of residents; this activity not only helps our business grow but also reduces the amount of toxic and hazardous materials going into the landfill. ERG maintains a full schedule of HHW events, corporate recycling events as well as permanent service locations and drop off locations in Livonia, MI, and Bowling Green, OH.

2017 HHW Waste Processed:

4,573,231 lbs total household hazardous waste processed in 2017.

This includes HHW events, permanent service locations, and drop-offs.

 

If you would like more information about dropping hhw off throughout the year, click the link.

http://ergenvironmental.com/services-listing/household-hazardous-waste-drop-off/

If you would like more information about ERG and our full spectrum of environmental services, call toll free 1.855.459.0021

From all of us at ERG, Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!

We look forward to serving your corporate recycling event, county, city or community events in 2018.

December 12, 2017

Lab Packs Chemical Packing: It’s that time of Year

Filed under: Chemical Packing,Compliance Support,Waste Management — Kelly Sherwood @ 9:13 pm

Lab Packs – It’s THAT time of Year!

The end of the year brings re-organizing and industrial cleaning projects.  Every industry that generates hazardous and non-hazardous waste cleans out storerooms, flam cabinets and the like to start the new year fresh.  Companies usually find small amounts of miscellaneous chemicals throughout their facility, sometimes unidentified.    ERG Environmental Services provides a Lab Pack service to properly handle these chemicals.

WHAT IS A LAB PACK/CHEMICAL PACKING?

Lab Packs are small containers of unwanted, expired, or out of date chemicals which are ready to be removed from a facility or lab.

These containers are then inventoried, segregated and packed together with other compatible chemicals in the same outer container.

WHY SHOULD LAB PACKS BE DONE BY TRAINED PROFESSIONALS?

Lab packing must follow specific rules, regulations, and exceptions as outlined by DOT and RCRA. Improper packaging or handling could lead to dangerous conditions, health hazards, or substantial fines.

WHY USE ERG ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES FOR YOUR TURNKEY LAB PACK SERVICES?

  • ERG offers a unique blend of highly knowledgeable, experienced, and trained team members that work as a group to deliver the best services to our customers.
  • ERG will take inventories, segregate, stabilize, package, label, and transport the chemicals following all regulations and laws.
  • ERG offers an extensive network of vendors to meet your needs and offer the best pricing available. Our services include incineration, fuel blending, stabilization, WTE, neutralization, recycling and landfill options.
  • In addition to our lab pack services, ERG offers: recycling, remediation, sampling, industrial cleanings, and waste management services to meet all your needs.

    For Free Estimate:   http://ergenvironmental.com/services-listing/lab-pack-services/

    #LabPacks #ChemicalPacking #LabPack #EnvironmentalServices #HazardousWasteDisposal #HazardousWaste #Waste #ShipWaste #LabPacking #ShippingWaste #Regulations #WasteDisposal #disposal #Manifests #WasteManagement #ExpiredChemicals #UnusedChemicals #UnidentifiedChemicals #UnknownChemicals #Inventory #Collection #Compliant #Compliance #Industrial #environmental

    ABOUT ERG:

    ERG Environmental Services is a full-service environmental management company with facilities located in Ohio and Michigan. Our facilities serve the Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio states along with additional work as needed in adjoining states

    In Ohio ERG operates a RCRA Part B license universal waste recycling facility. This location specializes in recycling batteries mercury lamps, PCB liquids, e-waste, airbag recycling, and PCB transformers.

    Each commodity specialist vendor we contract with is R2 certified and has been reviewed and audited by our company to ensure the products are being handled and managed in accordance with all laws and regulations.

    Our knowledge of the waste industry and the ability to handle any waste your facility generates will minimize your organizations’ exposure to liabilities and leave you knowing you have made a good decision for your company and the environment.

    Call Us Today For A Free Estimate: 1.855.459.0021

     

     

October 3, 2017

October 7, 2017: 3 Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Collection Events

RRRASOC HHW Recycling Collection Event: Novi

 

Bloomfield Township HHW Recycling Event

Leelanau County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day!

ERG has HHW drop off service times year round:

Household Hazardous Waste Drop off

#HouseholdHazardousWasteRecycling #Batteries #Lightbulbs #Recycling #chemicals #Aerosols #Gasoline #UsedOil #antifreeze #paint #ewaste #pesticides #herbicides #mercury #FireExtinguishers #Solvents #Kerosene #NailPolish #sharps #OilBasedPaints #Electronics #UsedMotorOil #Propane #TransFluid #thermometers #SmokeDetectors #Insecticide #Acid #CarBatteries #Fertilizer #BrakeFluid #Disinfectants #DrainCleaners #Recycle #KeepYourWorldClean #KeepYourWorldBeautfiul #NoviMichigan @NoviMI #BloomfieldTownshipMI @BloomfieldTwpMI #RRRASOC @RRRASOC #LeelanauCountyMI @LeelanauCountyMI @FarmingtonMI @FarmingtonHillsMI @MilfordMI @MilfordTwpMI @SouthLyonMI @SouthfieldMI @WalledLakeMI @WixomMI

September 28, 2017

3 Community Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events September 30, 2017

 

3 Community Household Hazardous

Waste Collection Events

September 30, 2017

 

White Lake Township

 

Macomb Township

Print/Download flyers-Use links

White Lake Township – GFLServices – Acceptable Unacceptable Wastes – 2017

Household Hazardous Waste Flyer_201702070910339202 Macomb Twp 9.30.17

Clinton County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event Information:

https://www.clinton-county.org/315/Clean-Community-Events

Be sure to review your community flyer for specific details.

Each community has specific items on the accepted/unaccepted items lists.

#Recycle #Batteries #Lightbulbs #Chemicals #UsedOil #HouseholdWaste #Sharps #ThinkGreen #ActGreen #KeepYourCommunityClean #Ewaste #ElectronicsRecycling #Paint #PaintRecycling #Mercury #WasteDisposal #HazardousWaste #Aerosols #Solvents #Acids #FluorescentLamps #FireExtinguishers #SmokeDetectors #PCBBallast #AutoBatteries #Propane #Pesticides #Herbicides #SprayPaint #Gasoline #Antifreeze #WeAreERG #WeAreHereToHelp @ClintonCountyMI @MacombTownshipMI @WhiteLakeTownshipMI #EnvironmentalServices #AcommunityThatRecyclesTogetherStaysTogether

We look forward to serving you and your community.  ERG Environmental Services participates with communities around Michigan and Ohio with their recycling and household hazardous waste disposal efforts to keep their communities clean and beautiful.

If you would like to drop HHW off at our facility in Livonia, MI–Click this link for details and fees:

Household Hazardous Waste Drop off

More about our HHW program:

http://ergenvironmental.com/services-listing/household-hazardous-waste-disposal/

ERG is a highly respected leader in the HHW industry, providing 65+ municipal and corporate events each year.
ERG’s sorting, bulking, packaging, loading and transport personnel have many years of HHW management experience, providing confidence and assurance all waste is managed safely and correctly.

ERG’s record for a one (1) day collection events stands at 105 experienced individuals coming together to service almost 3,000 vehicles, including unloading, sorting, packaging and removing 400,000 pounds (that’s 200 tons!) of waste over a one (1) day collection event.

Our friendly personnel are exceptionally careful when removing waste from participant’s vehicles to protect against spills or damage.

Since 2003 ERG has conducted over 600 HHW collection events for local municipalities and private organizations. We maintain a large network of experienced personnel and inventories of equipment and supplies to seamlessly perform simultaneous events across multiple states on the same day. We are organized, safe, efficient and friendly to everyone involved, ensuring a relaxed and enjoyable event atmosphere.

ERG also provides HHS collection events for private companies, which may include participation for employees or also for local residents not otherwise serviced by their local municipality. Please contact ERG for more information about your company or organization sponsoring a HHW collection event.

September 21, 2017

5 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events September 23rd

Filed under: Household Hazardous,Universal Waste — Tags: , , , — Kelly Sherwood @ 4:17 pm

Join your community to recycle household hazardous waste!

Check the flyer for the details for your community!

 

The Village of Franklin

Berrien County

Commerce Township

Mid Michigan Waste Authority/ Saginaw

Jackson County

http://ergenvironmental.com/services-listing/household-hazardous-waste-disposal/

ERG is a highly respected leader in the HHW industry, providing 65+ municipal and corporate events each year.
ERG’s sorting, bulking, packaging, loading and transport personnel have many years of HHW management experience, providing confidence and assurance all waste is managed safely and correctly.

ERG’s record for a one (1) day collection events stands at 105 experienced individuals coming together to service almost 3,000 vehicles, including unloading, sorting, packaging and removing 400,000 pounds (that’s 200 tons!) of waste over a one (1) day collection event.

Our friendly personnel are exceptionally careful when removing waste from participant’s vehicles to protect against spills or damage.

Since 2003 ERG has conducted over 600 HHW collection events for local municipalities and private organizations. We maintain a large network of experienced personnel and inventories of equipment and supplies to seamlessly perform simultaneous events across multiple states on the same day. We are organized, safe, efficient and friendly to everyone involved, ensuring a relaxed and enjoyable event atmosphere.

ERG also provides HHS collection events for private companies, which may include participation for employees or also for local residents not otherwise serviced by their local municipality. Please contact ERG for more information about your company or organization sponsoring a HHW collection event.

ERG also offers residential household hazardous waste drop off service.

Local residents may drop off “accepted materials” 

http://ergenvironmental.com/services-listing/household-hazardous-waste-drop-off/

#Recycle #Recycling #HHW #HouseholdHazardousWaste #Environmental #Saturday #chemicals #ewaste #sharps #ThinkGreen #ActGreen #KeepYourCommunityClean #EnvironmentalServices #IndustrialServices #Remediation #HazardousWaste #Batteries #Aerosols #Antifreeze #Gasoline #MedicalWaste #Herbicides #OilBasedPaint #Stain #Electronics #CellPhoneRecycling #Mercury #CarBatteries #UsedOil #Community #Solvents #Cleaners #acids #oil

September 19, 2017

ERG participates with S.T.E.M. in the Park

https://youtu.be/Wz0S0ln95Qo

 

Visit the website for more info at http://www.STEMinthepark.org

#Education #Science #Technology #Engineering #Mathematics #FamilyFun #GirlPower #GirlsInStem #STEM #STEMchat #YoungAchievers #MathChat #SciChat #BowlingGreenOH #BGU #EdChat #GetYourSTEMon

Press Release: ERG

Press Release

ERG Environmental Services

Household Hazardous Waste

Recycling Collection Event

 

www.leelanaunews HHW 7-15-17

 

July 7, 2017

RCRA / DOT Refresher Training: Are you “Audit Ready” ?

rcraTraining flyer 7.18.17

Audit Ready?

#Compliance is Key!

Check your teams #training records!

RCRA refresher training is required annually as defined by 40 CFR 262.34a and 40 CFR265.16.

#RCRA #DOT #Training #HazardousWaste #Audit #Compliant #Industrial #EnvironmentalServices #Register #Environmental #WasteManagement #Mandatory #WasteGenerators

Audits are proving to review training records.  Be sure your team is confident and compliant.

Be Audit Ready!  Tuesday, July 18th!  

ERG presents an enjoyable learning experience that exceeds /meets regulatory requirements.  Our training professionals provide field experiences and examples that deepens knowledge and keeps the class engaged.

Regulations are constantly changing.  Stay up-to-date with the latest regulations for managing your hazardous waste from cradle to grave under the US EPA’s Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) regulations.

Build team confidence working with the RCRA hazardous waste rules to keep employees safe, prevent releases, and avoid costly EPA civil penalties and liability. EPA requires annual RCRA training for all hazardous waste facility personnel. In July 2016, US EPA raised the fines for RCRA hazardous waste violations. Fines are now as high as $71,264 per day, per violation.

Be Prepared !  Tuesday, July 18th 

The training includes an overview of hazardous waste management laws and regulations, a guide to complying with hazardous waste regulations including how to recognize hazardous wastes, how to manage waste correctly on site, how to properly select, label and mark waste containers, how to prepare shipments for transport to treatment, storage and disposal facilities, and how to properly keep records for compliance and enforcement.

This class also includes a review of the DOT’s regulations for shipping hazardous materials, including the Hazardous Materials Table (HMT), proper shipping name, hazard classes, marking and labeling, shipping papers, packing groups, and security.

This is a refresher course and is intended for individuals who are familiar with both RCRA and DOT requirements. Hands on materials are used throughout the class.

The class fee includes a light breakfast, beverages, lunch and the course materials.

Learn more about ERG Environmental Services: http://ergenvironmental.com/

 

A Trained Team is a Confident Team

 

Registration is easy!  Call today 1.855.459.0021 or Email: Training@ERGenvironmental.com

 

 

May 15, 2017

#DisposeHHWproperly #Recycle #ThinkGreen #ActGreen

May 20, 2017

Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Events

ERG is hosting 3 household hazardous waste collection recycling events this Saturday, May 20,2017.

****Please be sure to review your community flyer carefully, each event is different and has separate details, accepted items & hours, and items not accepted.  

  1.  RRRASOC (Resource Recovery & Recycling Authority)event: Milford location. Residents from the following communities may participate:  Farmington, Farmington Hills, Milford, Milford Township, Novi, South Lyon, Southfield, Walled Lake and Wixom. 

See Flyers below for details. #FarmingtonMI  #FarmingtonHillsMI #MilfordMI #MilfordTwpMI  #NoviMI #SouthLyonMI #SouthfieldMI #WalledLakeMI #WixomMI

Flyer-2017HouseholdHazardousWasteRRRASOC      (Download or Print Version)

Want to know when the next RRRASOC event is being held?          See flyer below!

Want more information about RRRASOC? #RRRASOC @RRRASOC

Check out the RRRASOC Site:  http://rrrasoc.org/

RRRASOC 2017 HHW Event Schedule    (Download or Print Version)

2.  Berrien County Residents! #BerrienCounty

Berrien County has a full flyer with all HHW event dates, information about chemicals, electronic waste, items accepted, fees, full calendar of dates, tire disposal, medical waste and how to dispose of it properly, along with instructions for sharps and needles.  Please review this information carefully.

2017 RECYCLING EVENTS FLIER BerrienCounty    (Download or Print Version)

3.  Leelanau County Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) and Electronics Collections Recycling community event: #LeelanauCounty

PLEASE NOTE:  This event is BY APPOINTMENT ONLY, Please Call the Planning Department at (231) 256-9812 to make an appointment.

For accepted items and more information about the household hazardous waste collection (by appointment) event, click on this link:  http://www.leelanau.cc/news.asp?aid=286

 

hhw_flyer_2017_final Leelanau  (Download or Print Version)

Leelanau Co hhw_sites_with_collection_number_2017       (Download or Print Version)

 

Clean out the shed, garage, barn, cabinets and basement!  Dispose of hhw waste properly.  It is important for your community to dispose of batteries, light bulbs, household products properly.  See the flyer for your community for specific details.  #SaveThePlanet #KeepYourCommunityClean #KeepYourCommunityBeautiful #HHW #ThinkGreen #ActGreen #MakeADifference

 

May 12, 2017

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events Saturday May 13th

Another great Saturday with multiple events!

See attached flyers for each community, accepted items, unaccepted items, hours and locations.

2017 Household Hazardous Waste Flyer

2017 Washington Twp shred dates

 

HHW 2017 05 13

RCRA / DOT Training on 5.18.17. Be Prepared for Audit

Filed under: Compliance Support,Training — Tags: , , , , — Kelly Sherwood @ 12:33 pm

ERG Environmental Services is pleased to offer training.

 

ERG is now in open-enrollment for an all-inclusive training course.  This mandatory course will provide our clients with affordable training that (1) meets/exceeds regulatory requirements, (2) focuses specifically on issues of interest in industrial operations, and (3) provides an enjoyable, informative experience.  Our trainers are experts in their fields; have extensive experience working with industrial companies, and work hard to make their courses interesting.

We are offering the following class that is required of virtually all hazardous waste generators and many other companies as well.

The training course will include:

  • RCRA Hazardous Waste Management Training, which is required annually for employees of hazardous waste generators who work in any position related to hazardous waste management as defined by 40 CFR 262.34(a) and 40 CFR265.16.
  • DOT Hazardous Materials Training, which is required every three years for all hazmat employees, which are defined as “a person (including a self-employed person) who loads, unloads, or handles hazmat; tests, reconditions, repairs, modifies, marks, or otherwise represents packaging as qualified for use in the transportation of hazmat; prepares hazmat for transportation; is responsible for safety of transporting hazmat; or operates a vehicle used to transport hazmat” as defined by 49 CFR 172.700- 172.704.
  • The rates for the listed training courses are based on the number of attendees from each company.

Attendees (Per Company)          One Day Rate

1-2                                                                                         $300.00

3+                                                                                          $250.00

If several people/group at your facility need training, ERG recommends on-site training that can be tailored to address specific operations, plans, and procedures at your facility.

ERG is ready and able to help you establish, improve and/or maintain a safe workplace and a successful regulatory compliance program.  If you are interested in other ERG EH&S services, including (but not limited to) on-site training courses, integrated contingency planning, permitting and environmental/safety/hazardous waste compliance audits, please contact us.

Contact us today!  Seats are going fast!

Call us toll free 1.855.459.0021

May 3, 2017

Lab Packing Services: Spring is here! Time to Schedule Spring Projects!

Spring is HERE! Spring Projects!  

Lab Packing Services: Spring is here! Now is the time to schedule!

Many of our clients will be working on reorganizing projects, clearing out warehouse space and storage areas. Often, clients discover chemicals in small quantities that are obsolete, out of date, leaking or contaminated, even unknown. The proper packing, transportation and disposal of such chemicals is called a Lab Pack.  ERG Environmental Services specializes in Lab packing services.  Lab Packing is a commonly requested service from our client base although it is technically demanding.  ERG uses our professional, highly trained staff to segregate, inventory, containerize and prepare the regulated documentation.  ERG has over 25 years of experience in environmental services including chemical & lab packing in many industry segments.

The reasons for lab packing may be different, but clients share some common features. They have accumulated chemicals for many months, years, or even decades.  The safety risks involved with continued accumulation is significant.  The clients realize that the items are impractical to keep, and decide that the chemicals are not worth the risk of keeping them stored.

ERG will take inventories, segregate, stabilize, package, label and transport the chemicals following all regulations and laws.

Proper Disposal 

ERG provides turnkey lab pack services. Lab Packing and Chemical Packing must follow specific rules and regulations outlined by RCRA and DOT.  Improper handling, labeling and packaging could lead to health hazards, dangerous conditions or substantial fines.

Industries Served:

  • Manufacturing
  • Automotive
  • Transportation
  • Labs
  • Schools
  • Medical Facilities/ Hospitals
  • Demolition
  • Facilities closing/Relocating
  • Government Facilities
  • Colleges/Universities
  • Warehouses
  • Research & Development facilities
  • Business Campuses
  • Office Buildings
  • Industrial Complexes

 

If you need to clear out or safely manage expired, contaminated, or unidentified chemicals in 5-gallon or smaller containers, your organization needs to adhere to regulations, keep incompatible wastes separate, and rely on ERG to handle your lab packing & compliance support needs.

Now is the time to schedule Spring environmental Projects!  

Call us toll free 1.855.459.0021

From full-service recycling; material recovery, disposal and storage; comprehensive hazardous materials management and transport; and total site cleanup and remediation, ERG delivers solutions and capabilities quickly, cost-effectively, and with obsessive safety and professionalism.

April 18, 2017

6 Household Hazardous Waste Community Recycling Events This Saturday! 4/22/17

 

Communities hosting HHW Recycling Events 4/22/17

ERG is a proud service provider for many communities within Michigan, Ohio and Indiana.  Each community event has individual requirements for participation, registration and accepted items. We take pride in well organized events that help keep communities beautiful.

We unload your vehicle with a smile!

Events:

1.  RRRASOC Communities:

Farmington, Farmington Hills, Milford, Milford Township, Novi, *South Lyon, Southfield, *Walled Lake, Wixom

*Only specific addresses in these communities apply

2. Wayne County:

3.  Bloomfield Township:**

**Please note this event is Electronic Waste, Paper Shredding and Medication Disposal only.  

4. City Of Grosse Pointe Woods:

5. Clinton County:

By Appointment Only !

Click on the link below for all the details:

How to register to participate

How to register to volunteer

What the fee Schedule is

What is the List of accepted items–What to bring / What NOT to bring

https://www.clinton-county.org/315/Clean-Community-Events

6. Clean Up Bay City!                                                      Earth Day Celebration-Bay City

Who can attend these recycling events?  ID required

1.  RRRASOC -if you live in one of the listed cities, and please note South Lyon & Walled Lake have some specific addresses that apply.

2. Wayne County–All Wayne County residents are welcomed to participate.

3.  Bloomfield Township:  Bloomfield Township residents only, don’t forget your ID.

4.  Grosse Pointe Woods–You must be a resident of Grosse Pointe Woods and present either a valid park pass or driver’s license as proof of residency.

5.  Clinton County- Clinton County residents are welcome to participate in this community event, see link for registration.

6.  Bay City –Bay City Residents Only.  Please be prepared with your identification.

 

 

Household Hazardous Waste

If, for some reason you are unable to attend your community recycling event; ERG has drop off hours for household hazardous waste (HHW) at our Livonia and Bowling Green locations. This link gives drop off information such as: prices, days, times, accepted items list, payment methods and much more.

Household Hazardous Waste Drop off

http://ergenvironmental.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/New1_13_2017-1.pdf

 

ERG: Your 1 Source for Environmental, to learn more about products and services:

http://ergenvironmental.com/

Or Call Toll Free 1.855.459.0021

April 7, 2017

Team Spotlight

Team Spotlight : ERG Environmental Services

Team Spotlight : ERG Environmental Services

For more than 25 years, ERG has held a strong position in the environmental service industry. What makes ERG unique, what we stake our reputation on, is our ability to respond to a multitude of situations with precision.  The strength and diversity of our team gives us the ability to provide superior products and services to our clients.  This Team Spotlight features the manager of our transportation department: Kirk Miller.   

Transportation Manager

Kirk Miller, Transportation Manager

ERG Environmental Services:  Team Spotlight  

#WeAreERG 

Name:  Kirk Miller                                                              

What is your role here at ERG in 25 words or less?

Transportation Manager-Run the transportation department, handle vehicle maintenance, schedule trucks for pickup & delivery, handle all regulatory business for transportation.

What aspect of your role do you enjoy the most?

Handling stressful situations, tactically to achieve a goal ! 

What are 3 words to describe ERG?

Professional, Committed and Determined

What is your favorite thing to do in your spare time?

I love riding my Harley-Davidson Road Glide

What’s one thing on your bucket list?

Ride Route 66 all the way West

What does true leadership mean to you?

Being able to relate to employees due to experience, getting hands-on when needed to help out

Tell us something that might surprise us about you.  

I love historic tours, cemeteries, homes and forts.

ERG Environmental Services is your single-source provider for all your environmental needs.  ERG takes pride in the strength, knowledge and technical expertise of our team.

We are here to help!

Haz & Non Haz Waste Management: Waste recycling, waste disposal, transportation, drums, totes, bulk liquids, bulk solids, laboratory waste, fuels, automotive fluids, paint waste, electroplating waste, explosive waste, reactive waste, radioactive waste, van trailers, roll-offs, flatbeds, vac-trucks, tankers, turbovac

Recycling & Universal Waste Services: Fluorescent lamps, light ballast, batteries, mercury, PCB transformers, capacitors, oil, solids, sludge, soil, advanced phase separation of mixed phased PCB waste

Industrial Cleaning & Decontamination: Pressure washing, pit / sump cleaning, confined space entry, paint booth maintenance, facility maintenance, water blasting, sand blasting, dry ice blasting, tank cleaning, specializing in: PCBs, cyanides, acutely toxic, flammable, mercaptans

Site Investigation & Remediation: Subsurface sampling, Power Probe technology, soil vapor well placement, monitoring well placement, test pit excavation, site characterization, site remediation, UST location, tank opening, cleaning, removal

Landfill Free Absorbents: Pads, socks, drum tops, wipes, pillows, surface socks, spill kits, custom sizes

Training & Compliance: HAZWOPER 4, 8, 40 hour, DOT Hazmat, RCRA Compliance, Confined Space Entry, Confined Space Rescue Training, SPCC plan review, Preparation, Compliance Assistance