Specialty Disposal Services, Inc.

Does the responsibility for managing environmental and/or safety matters fall on you? Are you finding yourself more pressed for time every day?  Let SDS show you how we can reduce your workload.  SDS can do it for less by adding personnel to your staff or offering consultation for various projects. Our group of experienced environmental and safety professionals have years of experience, individually and as a team.  Request Additional Information

Available Services

  • Safety Services

  • Outsourcing

  • ISO 14001/EMS

  • Regulatory Reporting/Plans



Site Assessments

Audits, inspections and assessments are useful and inexpensive tools to identify problems and enable you to correct them!  SDS confidential audits are customized to meet your needs and are focused upon helping you correct the problem.

  • "Walk-through" site inspection

  • Review of facility permits and records

  • Inventory of hazardous substances and wastes on-site

  • Determination of surrounding land uses

  • Review of past and present site operations

  • Review of past and present manufacturing operations

  • Assessment of former and present underground storage tanks

  • Review of available information from state and federal regulatory agencies

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Waste Disposal

Let SDS handle your hazardous and non-hazardous waste disposal.   SDS capabilities include coordinating transportation of waste to TSDFs.  SDS personnel are experts in handling, transporting, and disposing of hazardous and non-hazardous waste.  Through vast knowledge in RCRA, EPA, and DOT regulations, SDS customers are assured their waste is managed properly to reduce the risk of liability.

  • Coordination of transportation

  • Waste stream process and classification

  • Disposal facility profiles and approvals

Waste profiles, manifests, and labeling are professionally provided through our computerized waste tracking system.   SDS provides disposal alternatives through recycling, reuse, and treatment resources when possible and practical.  Each waste stream is carefully analyzed to determine the most economical and environmentally safe means of disposal.

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Lab Packing

SDS Lab Pack Service is a safe, economical way to handle, package, document, transport and properly dispose of hazardous waste in quantities as small as a few milliliters. Small container wastes, such as out-of-date chemicals or off-specification materials, are identified, packaged and prepared for disposal by SDS chemists on-site. They even help sample, classify and inventory any waste that customers aren't sure how to handle.

  • Categorize small containers of chemicals, solvents, industrial supplies, etc., repackage and pack them into 55-gallon drums with compatible absorbent

  • Over-pack leaking or damaged 55-gallon drums

  • Label and prepare drums to be shipped for disposal

  • Provide complete paperwork (manifests, shipping inventories, MSDS, etc.) for shipment  

  • Upon completion, provide a complete and detail drum inventory and packing list

  • Arrange transportation and disposal

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SDS has training programs that teach your employees how to solve environmental, health and safety problems themselves.  We focus on teaching the understanding, application, and relevance of the regulations; not mere regurgitation!  The students receive training manuals which are useful handbooks, not dark photocopies of slides!

RCRA Environmental

DOT HazMat Transportation

OSHA 40/24/8 hour Hazwoper - TSCA - and General Safety Requirements

  • Federal regulations from the EPA, DOT, and OSHA require training for employees in certain situations, including any employee who works with any hazardous substance.   

  • For example, the DOT requires training for any employee who will be handling, transporting, preparing for transport, or even preparing paperwork of hazardous materials (49 CFR 172.700).

  • The OSHA hazardous materials training requirement, found in the regulations at 29 CFR 1910.120, is referred to as the "Hazwoper" standard. The EPA's hazardous waste training requirements are generally incorporated into Hazwoper.

  • The EPA has other training requirements such as that required to handle or work with or near certain hazardous substances; such as Asbestos (40 CFR Part 763), PCBs (40 CFR Part 761),  refrigerant CFCs (40 CFR Part 60), etc.

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