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COVID19 Pandemic

COVID19 Pandemic

(Posted on 14/05/20)

I hope everybody is staying safe and heathy throughout these difficult times.The COVID 19 Pademic has brought huge changes to all of our lives and as the lockdown measures are eased cautiously, the socioeconomic disruption has been endured on a global scale. Not to mention the thousands of lives that have tragically been lost.At PJ Environmental we have remained open to assist our clients such as...

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Land contamination: Assessing the risks

Land contamination: Assessing the risks

(Posted on 27/01/20)

Sources of contamination often stem from current and historical activities such as fuel storage and handling, demolition, waste disposal and chemical processing etc. As well as this contamination off site can also affect a site via migration of dissolved chemicals in groundwater, gas and sometimes as windblow contaminated dust.Due to chemicals contained within the land, contamination may present a...

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The challenges of chemical waste disposal

The challenges of chemical waste disposal

(Posted on 03/12/19)

Chemical waste disposal comes with a wide range of challenges. These challenged make this a complex issue with serious consequences if you get it wrong. Those consequences are more than the potential damage a leak or spillage can cause, in fact, the courts have power to impose hefty fines on polluters and there is no limit to how high these fines can be.Identifying chemicalsNormally, the identification...

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How dangerous is Asbestos and how do you remove it?

How dangerous is Asbestos and how do you remove it?

(Posted on 12/11/19)

Saying that asbestos is dangerous is a huge understatement, it is responsible for over 5000 deaths a year and can be a main cause for cancer. To put that into context, only 1770 people died in traffic related incidents last year, so making sure it is dealt with correctly is paramount to your safety.What is asbestos?Asbestos is a group of six naturally occurring fibrous minerals composed of thin, needle...

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What steps do you need to follow to dispose of Hazardous Waste?

What steps do you need to follow to dispose of Hazardous Waste?

(Posted on 21/10/19)

With legislations changing faster than the seasons, both companies and the general public find themselves producing waste that is now classed as ‘hazardous’. This type of waste has different disposal requirements from non-hazardous waste, so it is imperative that the correct steps are followed to ensure the waste is disposed in a legal compliant manner.Waste is generally classed as hazardous...

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One size doesn't fit all

One size doesn't fit all

(Posted on 20/09/19)

A common mistake with hazardous waste removal is that one size fits all and by classing them under the term ‘hazardous waste’ they can be treated the same. This isn’t true. Here at PJ Environmental we deal with all types of hazardous waste and we must take different measures and precautions for each waste type. For example, disposing of batteries is completely different from disposing...

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