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How Often Should You Change Your Storm Drain Filters?

Storm drain filters are the easy solution for keeping waste out of the water system. But these filters only work their best for so long before you need to replace them. There are a few telltale signs that it’s time to replace your storm drain filter. Sediment buildup — If there is one-quarter of an […]

Berms Offer Flexibility for Storm Water Pollution Prevention

Sometimes a spill doesn’t just need to be absorbed, it needs to be contained — or even redirected. For example, depending on the severity of rainfall, storm water runoff could be difficult or impossible to redirect or fully contain, which can cause major contamination risks. This case would be the perfect application for berm dikes, […]

Storm Water: Top 3 Best Management Practices

Unfortunately, when it comes to spreading pollutants, nothing does it more efficiently than our very own water systems. Some materials might seem harmless when applied to a small area (e.g., pesticides sprayed on lawns or motor oil spilled on pavement), but when the rain comes, any runoff water carries with it whatever pollutants it encounters. […]

Don’t Fall For It: Prevent Slip-and-Fall Injuries with Stair Treads

You want your workers to be safe — of course you do. But it isn’t just compassion that makes workplace safety important. Non-fatal workplace injuries hurt your business and your bottom line, too. In fact, it’s been estimated that employers pay out almost $1 billion per week for workers’ compensation costs alone. And that’s not […]

Pick the Right Pallet: 6 Pallets that Control Spills

Nobody likes a spill, but when it happens in an industrial workplace, it can be more than just an inconvenience. Chemicals, oils, and contaminants can not only damage your facility and equipment, but can also present health and safety hazards — and even environmental concerns. Being prepared for spills isn’t just smart — it’s required. […]

Forklift Safety Is Overlooked: Learn Why and What to Do About It

Since their invention in the early 20th century, forklifts have become not just useful, but necessary machines in any industrial setting. These powerful and versatile tools have greatly expanded our abilities to lift and move large objects easily — but that power, when not handled properly, can easily become dangerous. Last month, an employee at […]

Hand Wringers: Save Money, Materials, and the Environment

How do you get more out of your absorbents? How do you create efficiency and reduce waste? Too often, companies lose material because of their inability to retrieve it after it’s been absorbed. This prevents those companies from meeting environmental standards by forcing them to waste fluids when they could be recycling them. Solve this […]

Do Your Part: Stop Runoff Pollution with Drain Guards

Storm water pollution is a growing concern on both local and national levels. Storm water runoff occurs when precipitation from rain or snow flows over non-absorbent surfaces, such as driveways, sidewalks, and roads. These surfaces prevent the water from soaking into the ground, like it would on natural dirt or grass areas. The real issue […]

SmartAsh Incinerators Help Burn Costs

Chances are you’re always looking for new ways to save money on operating costs and increase your bottom line. You’ve looked at where you can get the most affordable materials and where your facility has excess or waste, but there still might be one more place where you’re losing money: paying an outside company to […]

Stop the Most Common Cause of Industrial Fires

Did you know improper storage and handling of flammable liquids is the main cause of industrial fires? Flammable liquids are common in almost every industry. Knowing how to work with and store them safely is paramount. If you don’t want to play host to an industrial fire, you need to follow some important best practices. […]