January 6th, 2017

Flammable liquids include, but are not limited to gasoline, thinners, solvents, diesel fuel, paints, and kerosene. The primary hazard with these materials are that they can lead to fires if ignited or that they can turn a small fire into a big one fast. Flammable materials in the home contribute to large home fires. You also do not want to let these materials touch your skin. Although not deadly, they are toxic and can permeate your skin. You do not want to ingest the material in anyway. It…

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December 21st, 2016

Introduction The change of the season typically coincides with a cleanup efforts around the household. We dust, scrub, and wash all the nooks and crannies we neglected all summer while we were out in the sun or all winter while curled up warm on the couch. Part of the process is eliminating clutter and get rid of material we do not need. This typically includes hazardous materials that need to be disposed of via household hazardous waste (commonly referred to as HHW) events that are…

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December 6th, 2016

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MXI Environmental Services just completed the 2016 HHW campaign. All the events for the year have been completed. The waste collected has been received at MXI’s Materials Recovery Facility in Abingdon VA. As of this writing most of the exempt hazardous waste and chemical waste has been processed or is queued up for disposal. “All the waste material is scheduled to be disposal of by the beginning of 2017. As of January 1st, all of the hazardous waste will have been properly processed,”…

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July 12th, 2016

On June 18th MXI managed the Household Hazardous Waste Collection event for Greene County NY. The job was completed successfully and the citizens of Greene County were satisfied. Attached is a picture of the local newspaper the following day. We are humbled by the kind words. Special thanks to Michael Vecchio who served as Project Manager for the event and the whole crew who worked the job. View Article

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December 31st, 2015

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MXI is announcing the launch of an interactive virtual training system. In conjuncture with the online training services firm, Mindflash, MXI will now be capable of providing all training and refresher courses for the staff of company household hazardous waste (HHW) collection events. The training ranges from a company background presentation, to HAZCOM and GHS, to job specific training. “I’m excited about the potential of these training modules. It will allow our training to be much…

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