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The StrongPak Solution

StrongPak offers automotive retailers a turnkey retail hazardous waste compliance program. We The Automotive Retailers Guide to
create a custom program to manage mobilization, logistics, recycling, destruction, record keeping

Hazardous Waste Compliance


and final paperwork. The scope of services offered by StrongPak includes:

Waste Minimization and Program Assessment


StrongPak will recommend ways to minimize the amount of hazardous waste generated, and then
design a custom program that meets your specifications and complements your existing procedures.

On-Site Waste Characterization and Disposal


StrongPak technicians properly characterize and pack your waste on site, and then ensure transport
to an EPA-permitted Treatment, Storage, Disposal, and Recycling Facility (TSDRF) for proper disposal.

Training Resources
Reference posters and training packets are provided to your store and distribution center personnel.
StrongPak technicians can provide “hands-on” training, including specific training on non-
compatible waste materials.

On-Site Storage and Accumulation www.StrongPak.com


Specially designed StrongPak containers and leak proof StrongPak self-sealing plastic bags will
ensure safe, secure storage.
on-site waste characterization
Reporting, Record Keeping and Compliance
StrongPak will ensure complete regulatory compliance and provide on-line, near real time reporting dedicated logistics
and data/records retrieval for all levels of management.
turnkey solution
The StrongPak Promise
automotive retail
StrongPak assures extraordinary value by providing complete regulatory compliance, top-notch
service, competitive pricing, and an effective way to achieve corporate sustainability goals.
distribution centers

regulatory compliance

waste minimization
The Single Source for Retail Hazardous Waste Management
customized program
The One Source. The Most Services. The Best Choice.
hazardous wastes

non-hazardous wastes
www.StrongPak.com
experienced professionals

StrongPak™ GSA Contract Number: GS-10F-0211S Staff Credentials: training resources


a Stericycle company DEA Registration Number: RS0239219 CHMM
secure transport
6264 Crooked Creek Road EPA ID Number: GAR000004861 REM
Norcross, GA 30092 DOT RSPA: 061706 550 029OQ CEA recycling and sustainability
770.409.1500 800.778.7664 APHIS Compliance: 12-EL1-06 The trademarks and trade dress in this

770.409.1449 fax New Jersey A 901


advertisement are the exclusive property
of their respective owners and this detailed reporting
advertisement is not intended to convey
Solutions@StrongServices.com DOT Special Permit Exemption: 13179 that any of these owners have approved
of this advertisement or are affiliated with
Strong Environmental Inc.™ or StrongPak™
in any way.
documented destruction

© 2010 Stericycle, Inc. All rights reserved. disaster recovery


What Automotive Retailers Need to Know RCRA Hazardous Retail Waste Categories
All automotive product retailers generate some amount of hazardous waste. Whether it is a Products deemed unsaleable at a retail establishment should be kept segregated from saleable
leaking bottle of wheel cleaner, a damaged aerosol can, a returned container of engine treatment, merchandise. Each unsaleable item should then be identified as either returnable to the
or an opened bottle of antifreeze—retailers cannot allow any of these items to be discarded into manufacturer, able to be reused via donation, or as waste. When identified as waste, the item must
a dumpster or other landfill-bound waste stream. be further classified as hazardous, regulated or non-hazardous, in compliance with EPA, DOT, and
The amount of hazardous waste generated at each retail location places it into one of three EPA various applicable State regulations. Since these determinations have significant consequences,
hazardous waste generator categories: Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generator (CESQG), it is best to have a trained waste management technician make the decision. Below are a few
Small Quantity Generator (SQG) or Large Quantity Generator (LQG). Each category carries its own examples of the many retail products that are potentially hazardous.
set of regulations. Visit the StrongPak web site (www.StrongPak.com) for more information about
generator categories. Aerosols, Flammables, Combustibles
State and local government entities may place restrictions above and beyond those mandated • Solvents • Carburetor/Fuel injector cleaners
by EPA for the disposal of retail waste. For example, hazardous waste management rules in • Degreasers • Fuel additives and engine treatments
California are much more stringent than those mandated at the federal level. Storage time limits • Glass treatments • Spray paints and coatings
for CESQGs are much more restrictive in California. Additionally, many wastes not regulated by • Oils and lubricants • Some bug and tar removers
EPA are regulated by the California Department of Toxic Substance Control, or by regulatory • Tire inflators • Cleaning sprays and spot removers
agencies in other states. Both EPA and State Hazardous Waste Numbers must be used in • Starting fluid • Waxing compounds and polishes
compliance documentation and notifications. StrongPak offers you access to the knowledge and • Tire cleaners • Rug/upholstery cleaners
expertise needed to successfully comply with all applicable local, State and Federal regulations. • Safety flares • Other petroleum-based products
Many organizations and industries are developing corporate sustainability programs, in order
to reduce their environmental impact and make more efficient use of natural resources.
Participation in the StrongPak program can help you meet your sustainability goals.
Toxics, Corrosives, Bleaches and Reactives
• Antifreeze • Some windshield washer fluids
Store Departments and Potentially Hazardous Unsaleable Product • Battery Acid • Brake fluid
• Wheel cleaners • Radiator flush
• Contact cements • Rust removal products
Potentially hazardous unsaleable products can be found in every department of your store, including:
• Power steering fluid • Epoxy-based body repair products
Additives & Treatments Adhesives & Fillers Aerosol Containers Batteries & Electronics
Flammable Two-part Can carry Any item
and styrene multiple that uses
combustible monomer hazards, batteries,
petroleum fillers, two- including circuit
distillates part epoxy flammability boards, or Universal Waste Universal Waste
and adhesive toxicity and electricity. • Fluorescent bulbs • Small electronic devices: any item
mixtures. and repair pressurized • Lead-acid batteries that contains a circuit board or
materials. contents. • Household batteries uses AC power or batteries
• Portable lighting • TVs and Video Displays: including
• Car stereos computers, monitors and other
Detergents & Washes Cleaners & Detailers Fragrances & Fresheners Hydraulic Fluids & Coolants
• Radar detectors devices with video screens
Solids, gel May contain Products Products • GPS devices
or liquid flammable containing containing
formulas; distillates more than glycol,
may be or solvents; 25% alcohol, polyglycol,
including glycol ethers
hazardous some may
as well as a contain
sprays and etc. Detergents, Soaps and Adhesives
gels.
groundwater corrosives • Hand cleaners
contaminant. or bleaches. • Glues and adhesives
• Car wash detergents
• Sealants
• Wash and wax products
• These materials are considered hazardous waste
Total Retail Hazardous Waste Management Solutions in CA, OR, MI and other states
Sustainability. Accountability. Compliance.
What Automotive Retailers Need to Know RCRA Hazardous Retail Waste Categories
All automotive product retailers generate some amount of hazardous waste. Whether it is a Products deemed unsaleable at a retail establishment should be kept segregated from saleable
leaking bottle of wheel cleaner, a damaged aerosol can, a returned container of engine treatment, merchandise. Each unsaleable item should then be identified as either returnable to the
or an opened bottle of antifreeze—retailers cannot allow any of these items to be discarded into manufacturer, able to be reused via donation, or as waste. When identified as waste, the item must
a dumpster or other landfill-bound waste stream. be further classified as hazardous, regulated or non-hazardous, in compliance with EPA, DOT, and
The amount of hazardous waste generated at each retail location places it into one of three EPA various applicable State regulations. Since these determinations have significant consequences,
hazardous waste generator categories: Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generator (CESQG), it is best to have a trained waste management technician make the decision. Below are a few
Small Quantity Generator (SQG) or Large Quantity Generator (LQG). Each category carries its own examples of the many retail products that are potentially hazardous.
set of regulations. Visit the StrongPak web site (www.StrongPak.com) for more information about
generator categories. Aerosols, Flammables, Combustibles
State and local government entities may place restrictions above and beyond those mandated • Solvents • Carburetor/Fuel injector cleaners
by EPA for the disposal of retail waste. For example, hazardous waste management rules in • Degreasers • Fuel additives and engine treatments
California are much more stringent than those mandated at the federal level. Storage time limits • Glass treatments • Spray paints and coatings
for CESQGs are much more restrictive in California. Additionally, many wastes not regulated by • Oils and lubricants • Some bug and tar removers
EPA are regulated by the California Department of Toxic Substance Control, or by regulatory • Tire inflators • Cleaning sprays and spot removers
agencies in other states. Both EPA and State Hazardous Waste Numbers must be used in • Starting fluid • Waxing compounds and polishes
compliance documentation and notifications. StrongPak offers you access to the knowledge and • Tire cleaners • Rug/upholstery cleaners
expertise needed to successfully comply with all applicable local, State and Federal regulations. • Safety flares • Other petroleum-based products
Many organizations and industries are developing corporate sustainability programs, in order
to reduce their environmental impact and make more efficient use of natural resources.
Participation in the StrongPak program can help you meet your sustainability goals.
Toxics, Corrosives, Bleaches and Reactives
• Antifreeze • Some windshield washer fluids
Store Departments and Potentially Hazardous Unsaleable Product • Battery Acid • Brake fluid
• Wheel cleaners • Radiator flush
• Contact cements • Rust removal products
Potentially hazardous unsaleable products can be found in every department of your store, including:
• Power steering fluid • Epoxy-based body repair products
Additives & Treatments Adhesives & Fillers Aerosol Containers Batteries & Electronics
Flammable Two-part Can carry Any item
and styrene multiple that uses
combustible monomer hazards, batteries,
petroleum fillers, two- including circuit
distillates part epoxy flammability boards, or Universal Waste Universal Waste
and adhesive toxicity and electricity. • Fluorescent bulbs • Small electronic devices: any item
mixtures. and repair pressurized • Lead-acid batteries that contains a circuit board or
materials. contents. • Household batteries uses AC power or batteries
• Portable lighting • TVs and Video Displays: including
• Car stereos computers, monitors and other
Detergents & Washes Cleaners & Detailers Fragrances & Fresheners Hydraulic Fluids & Coolants
• Radar detectors devices with video screens
Solids, gel May contain Products Products • GPS devices
or liquid flammable containing containing
formulas; distillates more than glycol,
may be or solvents; 25% alcohol, polyglycol,
including glycol ethers
hazardous some may
as well as a contain
sprays and etc. Detergents, Soaps and Adhesives
gels.
groundwater corrosives • Hand cleaners
contaminant. or bleaches. • Glues and adhesives
• Car wash detergents
• Sealants
• Wash and wax products
• These materials are considered hazardous waste
Total Retail Hazardous Waste Management Solutions in CA, OR, MI and other states
Sustainability. Accountability. Compliance.
The StrongPak Solution
StrongPak offers automotive retailers a turnkey retail hazardous waste compliance program. We The Automotive Retailers Guide to
create a custom program to manage mobilization, logistics, recycling, destruction, record keeping

Hazardous Waste Compliance


and final paperwork. The scope of services offered by StrongPak includes:

Waste Minimization and Program Assessment


StrongPak will recommend ways to minimize the amount of hazardous waste generated, and then
design a custom program that meets your specifications and complements your existing procedures.

On-Site Waste Characterization and Disposal


StrongPak technicians properly characterize and pack your waste on site, and then ensure transport
to an EPA-permitted Treatment, Storage, Disposal, and Recycling Facility (TSDRF) for proper disposal.

Training Resources
Reference posters and training packets are provided to your store and distribution center personnel.
StrongPak technicians can provide “hands-on” training, including specific training on non-
compatible waste materials.

On-Site Storage and Accumulation www.StrongPak.com


Specially designed StrongPak containers and leak proof StrongPak self-sealing plastic bags will
ensure safe, secure storage.
on-site waste characterization
Reporting, Record Keeping and Compliance
StrongPak will ensure complete regulatory compliance and provide on-line, near real time reporting dedicated logistics
and data/records retrieval for all levels of management.
turnkey solution
The StrongPak Promise
automotive retail
StrongPak assures extraordinary value by providing complete regulatory compliance, top-notch
service, competitive pricing, and an effective way to achieve corporate sustainability goals.
distribution centers

regulatory compliance

waste minimization
The Single Source for Retail Hazardous Waste Management
customized program
The One Source. The Most Services. The Best Choice.
hazardous wastes

non-hazardous wastes
www.StrongPak.com
experienced professionals

StrongPak™ GSA Contract Number: GS-10F-0211S Staff Credentials: training resources


a Stericycle company DEA Registration Number: RS0239219 CHMM
secure transport
6264 Crooked Creek Road EPA ID Number: GAR000004861 REM
Norcross, GA 30092 DOT RSPA: 061706 550 029OQ CEA recycling and sustainability
770.409.1500 800.778.7664 APHIS Compliance: 12-EL1-06 The trademarks and trade dress in this

770.409.1449 fax New Jersey A 901


advertisement are the exclusive property
of their respective owners and this detailed reporting
advertisement is not intended to convey
Solutions@StrongServices.com DOT Special Permit Exemption: 13179 that any of these owners have approved
of this advertisement or are affiliated with
Strong Environmental Inc.™ or StrongPak™
in any way.
documented destruction

© 2010 Stericycle, Inc. All rights reserved. disaster recovery