ERG Everyday is Earth Day Recycle your household hazardous waste at ERG Michigan Ohio

April 22, 2020 ERG and Earth Day

ERG Celebrates Earth Day 2020! ERGearthdaypacket2020 ERG Environmental Services celebrates #earthday today and every day! We have put together a small packet of activity pages for kids-young and older. Just click on the blue link above for your packet. Earth Day isn’t just about recycling soup cans.  It’s about #householdhazardousWaste!  We call it #HHW We…

Waste Management Benefits, Planning and Mitigation Activities for Homeland Security Incidents

The primary goal of pre-incident waste management planning is to prepare a community to effectively manage waste, debris and materials generated by a homeland security incident, including reducing the potential amount of waste generated at the outset. Communities can follow EPA’s comprehensive Pre-incident All-Hazards Four Step Waste Management (WM) Planning Process or, if resources and time are…

Waste Management

In past centuries, waste disposal was up to the individual or the local departments of health and sanitation. There was little or no distinction made in the type of waste, nor was consideration taken regarding potential health, safety, or aesthetic consequences. At this time, disposal was mainly through incineration, land filling, or disposing into rivers…

Managing and Reducing Wastes: A Guide for Commercial Buildings

Office buildings, schools, stores, hotels, restaurants and other commercial and institutional buildings generate significant amounts of materials and waste. Here are tools and resources to help facility managers, building owners, tenants and other stakeholders improve waste management in their buildings, reduce costs and enhance sustainability. Benefits of Addressing Waste Until recently, you might not have…

Waste management

Waste management is the handling of discarded materials. The term most commonly applies to the disposition of solid wastes, which is often described as solid waste management. One form of waste management involves the elimination of undesirable waste products by methods such as landfilling and incineration. But recycling and composting, which transform waste into useful…