Radioactive Services and Disposal
Clean Harbors is uniquely positioned to offer safe disposal of Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM) and Technologically Enhanced Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (TENORM), in addition to other commonly occurring radioactive materials. Our extensive rail-car and truck networks provide unmatched disposal options.
Radioactive Material Handling Capabilities
Clean Harbors Radioactive and Disposal services utilize a network of approved, certified radioactive waste disposal outlets to ensure that our customers are in full compliance with DOT regulations as well as state, local and NRC regulations.
We adhere to strict safety protocols and customer liability reduction while managing the following radioactive materials:
- Uranium and thorium compounds (acetate, nitrate)
- Smoke detectors
- Biological specimens
- Exit signs
- Radioactive sources
- Scintillation fluid
- Electronic equipment containing radioactive sources
- Mixed waste
- Radioactive standards and solutions
- Radioactive scintillation vials
NORM and TENORM Disposal
Clean Harbors also provides disposal for Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM) and Technologically Enhanced Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (TENORM) waste and containing radionuclides (in the decay series of U-238, U-235 and Th-232) up to 2000 pCi/gram.