Hazardous Waste Disposal in Alabama

Greer, LLC. has over 198 years of combined hazardous waste experience in Alabama. We began servicing the Alabama area in hazardous waste removal and waste transportation in 2001.

Greer, LLC is licensed in hazardous waste transportation and medical waste transportation. Greer is also a licensed environmental contractor in the state of Alabama.​

Our main goal is to take the responsibilities of waste management off of you and put our extensive training and knowledge to work.​

The state of Alabama has a population of around 4.9 million people, making it a large hub for hazardous waste to be produced. The professionals at Greer, LLC can come to any establishment throughout Alabama and properly dispose of unused or out-of-date chemical inventories.

There are quite a few cities located in Alabama that house some of the largest universities, labs and medical facilities, providing Greer, LLC the opportunity to provide the proper disposal of hazardous wastes.

Where We Service

Some cities we service in Alabama include:

Birmingham, AL – Birmingham is the largest city in Alabama with a population of 212,000. It is also home to 2 of the state’s largest hospitals, Brookwood Baptist Medical Center and University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital.

Mobile, AL – Mobile has the third largest population in Alabama. Not only is it one of the largest cities, it has a large university, The University of South Alabama. It also has 5 large hospitals as well.

Montgomery, AL – Montgomery holds the second highest population in Alabama with 205,000. It also is home to numerous universities and state colleges.

Other large cities throughout Alabama include: Auburn, Tuscaloosa, Hoover, Dothan, Decatur, Gadsden, Phenix City and more.

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The medical industry was in large need of a company that could be trusted to provide cost-effective solutions in a compliant manner. Greer Enterprises, LLC can help you with your hazardous waste disposal in Alabama.

Types of Wastes Defined by the Alabama Department of Environmental Regulation (ADEM)

  1. Environmental Regulation in Alabama
    1. ADEM is authorized by the USEPA to use its own laws to regulate hazardous waste, the entities that generate hazardous waste, the entities that transport hazardous waste and the entities that treat hazardous waste. ADEM is also authorized to regulate other types of waste, such as Universal Waste and non-Hazardous Solid Waste.
    2. ADEM hazardous waste regulations can be found in the Alabama Administrative Code, Division 14.
      1. ADEM defines hazardous waste as two types, First, waste that exhibits a specific characteristic is a characteristic hazardous waste. Second, a waste that either is a commercial chemical product, waste from a specific, or non-specific source may be a listed hazardous waste.
        1. Characteristic Hazardous Waste -Waste that exhibits a specific characteristic. There are 4 types of these wastes:
          1. Ignitable Hazardous Wastes carry the waste code D001. These are sometimes referred to as “Flammable” wastes.
          2. Corrosive Hazardous Wastes carry the waste code D002.
          3. Reactive Hazardous Wastes carry the waste code D003.
          4. Toxic Hazardous Wastes carry multiple waste codes, D004-D043. These are sometimes referred to as “Poison” wastes, or “Poisonous” wastes.
        2. Listed Hazardous Wastes are hazardous wastes that are hazardous by their nature. There are lists of these wastes, and 4 main types:
          1. Hazardous Wastes from Specific Sources – These wastes carry a K-code.
          2. Hazardous Wastes from Non-Specific Sources – These wastes carry F-codes.
          3. Hazardous Wastes that are unused commercial chemical products carry U-codes.
          4. Hazardous Wastes that are unused and are acute hazardous waste carry P-codes.
    3. ADEM regulates Universal Waste as 4 different types:
      1. Certain wastes that are Mercury-containing wastes.
      2. Certain wastes that are pesticides and herbicides.
      3. Batteries.
      4. Lamps.
    4. ADEM regulates non-hazardous wastes, such as used and scrap tires, garbage, trash, refuse, non-hazardous industrial process waste and special waste under its Solid Waste regulations. The ADEM Solid Waste regulations can be found in the Alabama Administrative Code, Division 13. 

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