Managing Your Construction Waste

Managing Your Construction Waste

iStock_000001514319XSmallAlthough the purpose of construction is to build, there is typically a great deal of waste involved. Without a rolloff dumpster in Tucson or other large container, it can be difficult to handle all of the debris. Keep reading for a look at how to manage different types of construction waste.

Solids

Solid waste will build up quickly, especially if you do not have an appropriate place to put it. This is why it is important that every construction site features a waste collection area like a rolloff dumpster. Ideally these collection areas should have lids in order to prevent rain and other elements from affecting the waste inside. The waste should also be collected on a regular basis to eliminate any risk of overfilling the container and allowing solid waste to spill out. Be sure to choose a dumpster or other waste collection area that is suitably sized for your project.

Fertilizers

Managing solid construction waste tends to be relatively straightforward, but managing fertilizers can be slightly more detailed. Firstly, it is important that you dispose of your fertilizers and pesticides in accordance with local, state, and federal regulations. Use dikes or berms to ensure that these materials cannot spill out of the containment area. You should also make sure that fertilizers and pesticides are stored in a dry area with appropriate protection.

Hazardous Materials

Certain waste may be hazardous, and thus it should be handled more carefully. Refrain from mixing hazardous waste materials together, and keep all containers labeled. Talk to local specialists about how to properly dispose of hazardous materials in the area of your jobsite.  


Do you need help managing your construction waste? Contact Santa Rita Waste Systems or visit our website. We specialize in rolloff dumpster rental in Tucson. If you would like to learn more about our services, please do not hesitate to call us at (520) 624-0550 or come in and meet with us today.

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