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Waste Management Tactics Your Current Provider Won't Use

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This webinar provided methods to reduce waste, spend, and ultimately improve the efficiency of your waste management program. Expert Mike Farrell walked through various disposal options, including solvent recovery, waste to energy, and fuel blending. Attendees learned how to take ownership of their waste program to drive effectiveness and cost control.

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Waste Management Tactics Your Current Provider Won't Use

  1. 1. Waste Management Tactics Your Current Provider Won’t Use! Maximize Cost Savings & Efficiency with These Disposal Methods!
  2. 2. ü All lines will be muted. ! ü Communicate via the questions tab in your webinar panel.! ü Unanswered questions will be responded to after the webinar.! ü Webinar recording and slides will be emailed to you tomorrow.! During this Webinar!
  3. 3. Meet Your Presenter! • Mike Farrell! • Corporate Disposal Coordinator! • mfarrell@triumvirate.com! • (617) 594-1588! • 15 years in waste management!
  4. 4. Our Key Message! It’s your waste management program, not your vendor’s. Take the initiative and drive the effectiveness.!
  5. 5. Who Is This For?! EH&S Manager Reducing waste Facilities Manager Space constraints Procurement Reducing spend
  6. 6. a)  Never! b)  Every couple of years! c)  Annually! d)  Quarterly! ! How often do you review your waste management program?!
  7. 7. ! •  Review waste profiles! •  Look at volume trends for waste streams! •  Where does the cost come from? ! •  Labor onsite! •  Containers ! •  The disposal technology! •  The composition of a waste stream! What Does the Review Consist Of?!
  8. 8. You Might Be Thinking...! •  Increased liability! •  Space! •  Time to implement! •  Other departments’ involvement!
  9. 9. Our Key Message! It’s your waste management program, not your vendor’s. Take the initiative and drive the effectiveness.!
  10. 10. Agenda! Reduce Waste Efficient Management Reduce Spend
  11. 11. ! •  Don’t generate the waste in the first place! •  Determine the source of the waste generation! •  Ensure waste determination was made correctly! •  Sometimes a small contaminant makes a bigger mess! •  Example: Listed wastes ! ! Elimination!
  12. 12. ! •  Determine if it makes sense to use a non-hazardous product instead! •  You may want to explore using a stronger product to reduce volume ! ! Substitution !
  13. 13. ! •  Can you reintroduce the waste into the process?! •  See if another department can use your waste as a feedstock for their process! •  Example: Sodium hydroxide in wastewater treatment! •  Find out if there is a secondary market for your product ! Recycling!
  14. 14. Agenda! Reduce Waste Efficient Management Reduce Spend
  15. 15. ! •  Small containers = higher cost! •  Material handling! •  Processing/sampling! •  Transportation! •  Larger containers = lower cost! Economy of Scale! Recommendation: Pack as you go! Lab Pack Loose Pack Bulk Drum Bulk Load
  16. 16. ! •  Logistics – have space for management! •  Store more, ship less within compliance! •  It’s not looked at as revenue space for the business but can be a big expense if there isn’t enough space! Space Constraints!
  17. 17. ! •  Waste comes out last so it’s always thought about last ! •  A Main Accumulation Area doesn’t have to be at or near the point of generation, but it sure is handy! Design with the End in Mind! Can I get larger trucks to the waste?!
  18. 18. Agenda! Reduce Waste Efficient Management Reduce Spend
  19. 19. ! •  Incineration vs. Fuel Blending! •  RCRA Incineration of nonhaz! •  Fuel Blending vs. Recycling! •  Wastewater Treatment vs.! Stabilization! Technology Options!
  20. 20. •  Pros! •  Depending on your state you may have relaxed management rules! •  Lowest cost solvent management option! •  Cons! •  You may be left with an expensive sludge! •  Very low tolerances in most cases! ! Solvent Recovery!
  21. 21. •  Great option for non-recyclable non- hazardous materials! •  Lots of capacity on the East Coast! •  Grey market avoidance! •  In some certifications WtE can be up to 10% of your No-Landfill site ! ! ! ! Waste to Energy (WtE)!
  22. 22. ! •  Clean up your waste product!! •  Concentrate the desirable ! product if possible! •  Splitting of phases vs. ! commingling! Commodity vs. Waste!
  23. 23. ! •  Clear labeling (pre-printed labels)! •  Easy access to the site! •  Inventory system! ! Time is Money!
  24. 24. Our Key Message! It’s your waste management program, not your vendor’s. Take the initiative and drive the effectiveness.!
  25. 25. Action Plan! Schedule a Review Educate Implement Continuous Improvement Control Define MeasureAnalyze Improve
  26. 26. QUESTIONS?!
  27. 27. Thank You For Attending!! Contact info:! Mike Farrell! mfarrell@triumvirate.com! (617) 715-8910! •  Reach out with any additional questions! •  Please complete our short survey! •  You will receive a copy of the slides and a link to the webinar recording! •  Please expect a special offer next week!

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