Wastewater treatment is a vital process for many different industries. Companies must carry it out responsibly to help keep the planet healthy and human populations safe. Total water use in the United States is estimated to be about 322 billion gallons a day, with industrial use accounting for almost half that amount. In 2017, U.S. industries spent $10.2 billion on water management, including getting the water, reusing it, treating it …Continue Reading
Perhaps you’ve heard of other companies taking steps to become more eco-conscious and have wondered if this is something your business should consider. In short, the answer is yes. As it becomes more clear how much of an impact businesses have historically had on our environment, it’s time for businesses to use that knowledge to make positive changes that will help the environment and reduce their ecological footprint going forward.
There …Continue Reading
Industries produce many types of hazardous and non-hazardous waste, and knowing what to do with waste products can be tricky. Every year, the United States generates about 7.6 billion tons of industrial waste, and it all has to go somewhere.
But what are the different types of waste, and how should you handle them? In this guide, we’ll discuss the difference between hazardous and non-hazardous waste, discuss the various categories of …Continue Reading
Waste disposal is a significant part of keeping your facility compliant, efficient and environmentally friendly. And if you have a paint-heavy operation, paint waste can be a huge component of that. It can be liquid, solid or sludge and may very well be a hazardous material, so you’ll need to know how to handle it.
A waste disposal service can make your job much easier by taking the guesswork out …Continue Reading
Waste-to-energy is the process of taking solid waste and turning it into energy. Your liquid waste can be made into a solid through stabilization methods and then incinerated to produce electricity. Solid wastes, that meet the criteria, can also be incinerated for waste-to-energy. These residual waste streams include, but are not limited to the following:
Oil impacted water
Latex impacted water
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Metals impacted water
Spill clean-up materials
These materials are then …Continue Reading
Before you choose a waste management company to help you reduce, transport and dispose of your waste, you need information about the services that waste management companies offer. You also need to know how to choose the right partner for your business’ requirements. Finding a company that understands the general needs of business waste management is important, but you’ll also want them to have had experience in your particular …Continue Reading
Have you stopped to think recently about how much your waste management is costing you? Not just in terms of money, but in terms of time and effort? Recycling your business waste can improve the efficiency, image and environmental impact of your enterprise, regardless of its size. Both small businesses and large corporations can benefit from taking an eco-friendly approach to waste management.
Throwing away your commercial waste without considering …Continue Reading
ERC of Baltimore Maryland is proud to announce that we have expanded our services to include industrial wastewater treatment and containerized waste services. This results in highly effective and efficient removal of your locations waste and the peace of mind associated with ERC’s thirty (30) years of industry experience.
Industrial Wastewater Treatment
We are presently treating industrial wastewater at our Baltimore plant. This expansion of services will allow affordable wastewater treatment …Continue Reading
Excavation involves digging and moving or removing earth. Excavation is a common task for construction workers who need to shape the ground to accommodate their building project. Excavation can also be used to remove harmful waste that has seeped into a section of soil. Whatever the reason for excavating land, the main question is what type of equipment to use to accomplish the …Continue Reading
As infrastructure surges in 2018, many construction managers face the challenge of building around power lines, gas pipelines and other sensitive utility sites. The consequences of not properly assessing sites can be dire: line damage, environmental destruction, trench cave-ins, OSHA violations, and severe project delays. In some cases, striking volatile utilities — such as live electric wires or natural gas pipes — can lead to worker injury or even death.
Thankfully, …Continue Reading