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Please select the type that best describes your business.
 

Auto-Body or Industrial Painting: These businesses are primarily engaged in repair and painting of Automobiles and Industrial equipment. They typically have paint thinner, paint waste, spray booth filters, absorbents, lead acid batteries and shop rags. They may also have parts cleaning machines, used oil, used oil filters, antifreeze and aerosol cleaners.

Automotive or Mechanical Repair: These businesses are primarily engaged in repair of mechanical engines. They typically have parts cleaning machines, used oil, used oil filters, antifreeze, aerosol cleaners, absorbents, lead acid batteries and shop rags. They may also have discarded fuel, fuel filters and Freon.

Automotive Towing: These businesses are primarily engaged in cleaning up all waste and debris from a collision site. Often the will engage in the repair of auto bodies and mechanical engines. They typically have lead weights, absorbents, antifreeze, used oil, parts cleaning machines, used oil filters, aerosol cleaners, lead acid batteries and shop rags. They may also have discarded fuel, fuel filters and Freon.

Golf Courses: These businesses are primarily engaged in grounds keeping and maintenance of the grounds keeping equipment. They typically have parts cleaning machines, used oil, antifreeze, used oil filters, aerosol cleaners, absorbents, lead acid batteries, rinse water from equipment washing and shop rags. They may also have discarded fuel, fuel filters and Freon.

Marine Repair: These businesses are primarily engaged in repair of boat engines and/or hulls. They typically have parts cleaning machines, used oil, used oil filters, aerosol cleaners, absorbents, lead acid batteries, bilge water, fabrication materials and shop rags. They may also have discarded fuel, fuel filters, antifreeze and Freon.

Medical and Dental: These businesses are primarily engaged in providing medical services to the public. They typically have silver recovery waste (x-ray processing), lead foil packaging, amalgams, solvent, pharmaceuticals, thermometers and disinfectants.

Nail/Beauty Salon: These businesses are primarily engaged in the beauty services. They typically have acetone, nail polish remover, solvent rags/cotton balls, and salons that offer tanning may have large quantities of fluorescent bulbs.

Pathology Labs: These businesses are primarily engaged in analysis of biological samples. These are fully functioning laboratories and can any number of different waste streams. They typically have solvents, formalin/formaldehyde, metal based compounds, acids, bases and disinfectants.

Pharmaceutical: These businesses are primarily engaged in managing, distributing or formulating pharmaceuticals. They typically have expired medications, spill clean up materials, damaged products, solvents or chemical precursors. Medical, dental and veterinary business may also be engaged in these activates.

Photo Processing: These businesses are primarily engaged in processing/developing film. They typically have developer, stop, fixer and silver recovery waste.

Printers and Screen Printers: These businesses are primarily engaged in printing ink onto various mediums. They typically have solvents(blanket wash), inks, paints, and solvent rags. They may also have photo processing chemicals as described above.

Veterinary Facilities: These businesses are primarily engaged in providing medical services for animals. They typically have silver recovery waste (x-ray processing), lead foil packaging, solvent, pharmaceuticals, thermometers and disinfectants.

Other: Many other businesses have the potential to generate hazardous waste. If your business does not fit into one of the above categories it is suggested that you review this.