Environmentally Sound Practices in the Aggregates Industry: Chapter 04: Housekeeping and Solid Waste Management
Chapter Abstract: This is clip 4 of 7 for this video. Operational BMPs are important for maintaining good community relations. Make sure parts washing stations are strategically placed with catch basins to collect and reuse solvents. Make sure waste oil is properly stored and disposed of. Oil filter should be drained and recycled. Batteries should be stored properly and exchanged for new ones. Recyclable materials should be recycled rather than storing them on property. Scrap tires should be handled in accordance with you scrap tire permit. Fluid must be drained from spare parts. Employees should be properly trained when using hazardous materials.
Author: Maryland Center for Environmental Training / College of Southern Maryland
Publication Date: 2000
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|Chapter 01: Introduction|
|Chapter 02: Air Quality|
|Chapter 03: Water Quality|
|Chapter 04: Housekeeping and Solid Waste Management|
|Chapter 05: Erosion and Sediment Control|
|Chapter 06: Community Relations and Land Reclamation|
|Chapter 07: Conclusions|
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Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality, NDEQ