March 25th, 2017

MXI Environmental Services will Manage Mercer County’s household hazardous waste (HHW) collection event and environmental cleanup on April 8th, 2017 at the Dempster Fire School in Lawrence Township NJ. MXI has served as the environmental cleanup company for Mercer County’s HHW events for several years. “It’s been an honor and a pleasure working with the residents and employees of Mercer County. Dan and rest of the county employees are wonderful people. I look forward to another great event,”…

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March 9th, 2017

This is #4 of the 10 part series on dangerous household hazardous materials and how to properly handle them. The suffix “cide” comes from the latin meaning “killer” or “act of killing.”  That means these substances are designed to kill living things. Common pesticides/herbicides are any bug killer, rat poison, RoundUp, weed/vegetation killer, weed and feed, or fertilizer. The older the pesticide the more dangerous it likely is. Not only will the container be…

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February 28th, 2017

On February 8, 2017, the Board of Supervisors of the County of Columbia New York issued a resolution authorizing the award of the Columbia County sponsored household hazardous waste collection event to MXI Environmental Services. MXI Environmental Services has served as the hazardous waste removal company for Columbia County’s HHW event in the past and the company was honored to be awarded with the contract again.   “We aim to be a premier hazardous waste removal company. Winning…

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February 14th, 2017

This is part 3 of our 10 part series on the most dangerous hazardous materials typically found in a household. Please see part 1 for a full introduction. #8. Waste Mercury Metallic Mercury is typically found in old thermostat switches and thermometers. However we’ve seen jars and cans of elemental mercury weighing as much as 25 pounds! Mercury poisoning typically occurs from mercury vapor. It left exposed the mercury will vaporized and be absorbed through the lungs. Once it is in…

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January 6th, 2017

  This is part 2 of our 10 part series on the most dangerous hazardous materials typically found in a household. Please see part 1 for a full introduction.   #9. Flammable Liquid in Unsecured Containers / Cleanup rags Flammable liquids include, but are not limited to gasoline, thinners, solvents, diesel fuel, paints, and kerosene. It is vitally important that these materials be stored in a sturdy container with no leaks. Clearly these materials can cause a house fire. Keep…

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