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  • Overview

    Overview

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    Clean Harbors provides comprehensive environmental, industrial and emergency response services to all areas of Provincial government including province-run schools, colleges and universities through established contracts, or on an as needed basis. Clean Harbors has the experience, manpower, resources and geographic reach to handle any environmental service need across Canada.

    Canadian Provincial Government Services We Provide

    • Waste Disposal Services
    • CleanPack® Laboratory Chemical Packing
    • Cylinder and Compressed Gas Management
    • Emergency Response
    • InSite Services 
    • Household Hazardous Waste Services
    • Reactive Material Services
  • Waste Disposal Services

    Waste Disposal Services

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    Clean Harbors Waste Disposal Services provide the widest range of treatment and disposal options in the industry for all of your hazardous and non-hazardous waste. 

    Unmatched in North America, our facilities provide services for all of the United States, Canada, northern Mexico and Puerto Rico. We handle drum and bulk hazardous waste in liquid, solid, semi-solid, sludge and gas forms.

    Your disposal needs are our business. We’ll work hard for your business.

    One Call Handles All of Your Hazardous Waste Disposal Needs

    Organizing multiple vendors is costly, time-consuming and it can leave gaps in your hazardous waste program that increase your risk or leave you open to problems with compliance.

    Employing the most advanced technologies, we provide a single source for all of your hazardous waste disposal needs, making the entire process easier, safer and more cost-effective. From PCBs to cyanides and explosives, we handle it all through a highly coordinated truck, rail and ship transportation network.

    Our Waste Disposal Services

    • Bulk Waste
    • Drum Waste Disposal
    • Fuel Blending
    • Incineration
    • Industrial Wastewater Treatment
    • Landfill

    Typical Waste Handled

    • Hazardous and non-hazardous 
    • Liquid, solid and sludge 
    • RCRA 
    • Listed waste 
    • TSCA 
    • Acids 
    • Bases 
    • Highly hazardous materials
    • Oil

    Typical Processes Where Waste is Generated

    • Raw material tanks 
    • Intermediate and finished material tanks 
    • Waste tanks 
    • Plant process areas 
    • Plant labs 
    • Warehouse for both raw and finished goods

     

  • CleanPack® Laboratory Chemical Packing

    CleanPack® Laboratory Chemical Packing

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    Our chemists access a database with more than 150,000 unique chemicals for laboratory chemical packing.

    Clean Harbors proprietary CleanPack Laboratory Chemical Packing services provide proper recognition, handling, packaging, transportation and disposal of laboratory chemicals. We also perform laboratory relocations, closures and cleanouts.

    Clean Harbors can manage virtually any chemical found in a laboratory environment including:

    • RCRA and non-RCRA chemicals
    • TSCA, DEA, radioactive, mixed waste and universal waste 
    • Biological and etiological chemicals
    • Compressed gas and cylinders 
    • Toxic, flammable, oxidizer, organic peroxide and corrosive materials 
    • Pyrophoric, gases, aerosol, unknown, reactive, explosive and shock-sensitive materials 
    • Ethers, THF, dioxane and sodium azide

    Compliance

    Throughout the chemical packing and disposal process, our skilled chemists help ensure your compliance with the latest EPA, DOT, TDG and Environment Canada regulations and record-keeping. 

    Download Fact Sheet (CleanPack® Lab Chemical Packing​)

  • Cylinder and Compressed Gas Management

    Cylinder and Compressed Gas Management

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    We are the only company in North America able to provide complete management of all types of compressed gas cylinders.

    Clean Harbors provides safe, cost-effective Cylinder and Compressed Gas Management and disposal. 

    Clean Harbors highly trained specialists―who meet rigid personnel qualifications―handle all types of cylinder projects from the removal of a single lecture bottle to large-scale, multi-phase cylinder remediation efforts. We manage a wide range of liquefied, non-liquefied and dissolved gases, including hydrogen cyanide, anhydrous hydrogen cyanide (HCN), tetrafluorohydrazine (TFH), pentaborane and incompatible mixtures. And we have the unique ability to design and manufacture custom compressed gas cylinder equipment to meet your needs.

    Download Cylinder and Compressed Gas Management Services Brochure 

    Specialized Equipment and Expertise 

    Using state-of-the-art personal protective, project and safety equipment, our experts evaluate your situation and safely package and remove cylinders from your site. When materials are potentially unsafe to ship, Clean Harbors will mobilize a team of cylinder specialists to your location where they can:

    • Contain leaking or damaged cylinders
    • Test and identify unknown materials 
    • Manage both portable and fixed tanks
    • Handle inherently unstable and high-hazard cylinders

    Safety Training 

    All of our specialists undergo Compressed Gas Emergency Response Training (CGERT) certification, a rigorous technical course that provides advanced training on industrial and specialty gas emergency response. 

  • Emergency Response

    Emergency Response

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    With more 200 locations in North America, Clean Harbors has the manpower, equipment and technical expertise to manage any size environmental emergency on land or water.

    Clean Harbors can rapidly deploy experienced, fully certified workers to meet the needs of any incident in the United States, Canada or Puerto Rico.

    • Over-the-road incidents 
    • Punctured lines 
    • Tank overflows 
    • Leaking drums 
    • Saddle tank spills 
    • Large pipeline ruptures 
    • Mercury spills
    • Biological and infectious materials 
    • Ship groundings 
    • Tanker truck rollovers 
    • Chemical and hazardous material spills 
    • Oil spills
    • Hurricane, earthquake and storm damage 
    • Emergency lab packs
    • Homeland security and terrorist attack responses
    • Releases in warehouses and distribution centers

    Rapid Response and Containment

    Varying by the response, spills typically can be contained within the first few hours, with minimal remediation in the next 48 hours. Clean Harbors works under all local, state and federal guidelines (EPA, OSHA, USCG, etc.) when performing containment and cleanup. Waste for off-site disposal is packaged and prepared for shipment to a waste treatment and disposal facility. 

    Emergency Preparedness

    Clean Harbors Emergency Response experts can provide guidance on emergency management, operations, planning, logistics and more. Our Standby Emergency Response Coverage ensures that you have the necessary coverage and response in the event of an environmental emergency.

    Oil Spill Removal Organization (OSRO)

    Under the U.S. Coast Guard’s OSRO Classification Program, Clean Harbors holds Captain of the Port ratings for facilities and vessels in 56 ports throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. 

    Emergency Operations Center

    Clean Harbors operates an Emergency Operations Center where duty operators certified in DOT and RCRA can help you 24/7. One number, one call:  800.645.8265

  • InSite® Services

    InSite® Services

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    Clean Harbors InSite® Services is a branded on-site/in-plant service delivery program through which we provide a full range of environmental, industrial and waste management offerings. This signature program is built on safety, quality, efficiency and integrity—and has been offered by Clean Harbors for over 20 years.

    By leveraging Clean Harbors expertise and capabilities, our on-site staffs are dedicated to developing the safest, most cost-effective solutions to service customers’ needs. This includes collecting and packaging waste materials, managing satellite accumulation areas, cleaning in-plant locations and running RCRA treatment processes.

    One Source. More Resources.

    A Clean Harbors InSite® partnership delivers process improvement and cost savings opportunities, thus allowing you to maximize your profitability by focusing on your core business needs. 

    InSite® Services We Provide

    • Chemical waste pickup
    • Solvent can management
    • Laboratory inspections
    • SAA inspections
    • Administrative support
    • Safety equipment inspections
    • Biohazard container management
    • Radiological services
    • Laboratory cleaning
    • Laboratory moves
    • Bulk storage tank management
    • Consolidation and lab packing

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  • Household Hazardous Waste Services

    Household Hazardous Waste Services

    Clean Harbors facilitates thousands of Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) and pesticide collection programs throughout North America, collecting paints, solvents, batteries, fluorescent lamps, pesticides, cleaners and other hazardous materials.

    Clean Harbors is committed to recycling and reclaiming waste using a variety of methods. We also transport waste in our own licensed vehicles to one of our Company-owned facilities for recycling or disposal. We maintain all required permits and ensure Ministry of the Environment compliance. From start to finish, Clean Harbors provides turnkey Household Hazardous Waste management. READ MORE

  • Reactive Material Services

    Reactive Material Services

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    We work with many universities and colleges throughout the country.

    Clean Harbors provides a wide array of Reactive Material Services to ensure secure chemical management and safe disposal of unstable and explosive materials.

    Clean Harbors has extensive experience working with unstable and shock-sensitive materials, as well as managing disposal of explosives and materials restricted from transportation. With a vast transportation fleet and permitted transfer storage and disposal facilities throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, we provide turnkey reactive material services. 

    Reactive Material Services require specialized expertise and diverse techniques to ensure safety and compliance. Clean Harbors deploys multiple approaches to fulfill these goals.

    Download Fact Sheet (Reactive Material Services​)

    Container Evaluation 

    Clean Harbors has standard operating procedures for the proper identification and evaluation of shock-sensitive, peroxidizable and unknown reactive materials. We follow strict evaluation criteria including age, storage conditions, exposure, contamination and stability.

    Chemical Stabilization 

    Clean Harbors understands the disadvantages of controlled detonation and has developed sound chemical stabilization techniques that enable us to manage the following types of potentially unstable materials (along with others on a case-by-case basis):

    • Peroxide-forming compounds 
    • Temperature-sensitive compounds 
    • Organic peroxides 
    • Shock-sensitive compounds 
    • Multi-nitrated compounds 
    • Azides

    Remote Container Opening Procedures 

    Our Reactive Material specialists take every precaution and limit the handling of hazardous and potentially unstable materials. We use specially designed equipment for all reactive remediation and stabilization projects, including pneumatically driven machinery that can remotely open a container.

    Engineering Controls and Personal Protective Equipment 

    Our state-of-the-art engineering controls include devices such as:

    • Trailer-mounted blast deflection units
    • Portable remote openers with bomb blanket and safety circle
    • Custom-designed remote drum openers
    • ATF Type III Blasters day boxes

    Our personal protective equipment protects our employees from high heat, flames and explosions and includes:

    • Fire proximity suits
    • Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) protective search suits
    • Riot helmet, Kevlar® vest, and Nomex® coveralls (standard issue)

    Unknown Compound Fingerprint Analysis

    Our CleanPack® chemists provide fingerprint analysis for unknown compounds within lab pack-sized containers provided that the materials pass our safety evaluation. If these materials fail the evaluation and are suspected to be shock-sensitive, unstable or reactive, they must be remotely opened and tested before packaging.

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