Scope of Work of Hazardous and Non Hazardous Waste Companies and Requirements for Permits to be Obtained

Companies engaged in waste management, especially hazardous and non hazardous waste, have an important role in protecting the environment and sustainability. Their work involves the collection, transportation, treatment and disposal of waste in compliance with applicable regulations and standards. This article will discuss the scope of work of hazardous and non hazardous waste companies, as well as the permit requirements that must be owned by these companies.

Hazardous Waste Company Work Scope:

Collection and Transport

Hazardous waste companies are responsible for collecting hazardous waste from its sources, such as the chemical industry, hospitals, laboratories and other sectors that produce hazardous waste. They are also tasked with transporting hazardous waste safely and in accordance with the packaging requirements and stipulated identification.

Handling and Processing

Hazardous waste companies must have adequate facilities to carry out the handling and processing of hazardous waste. This includes separation, purification, physical, chemical or thermal treatment and other treatment methods as appropriate to reduce the negative impact of waste on the environment.

Storage and Sorting

A hazardous waste company must have a temporary storage facility for hazardous waste before it is sent for processing or final disposal. In addition, hazardous waste must also be sorted according to its type to ensure proper treatment according to its nature and characteristics.

Final Disposal

The hazardous waste company is responsible for ensuring that the hazardous waste is disposed of in a safe manner and in accordance with applicable legal and environmental requirements. Final disposal can be done through on-site treatment or by delivery to an approved waste treatment facility.

Scope of Work of Non Hazardous Waste Companies:

Collection and Transport

The non hazardous waste company has the task of collecting and transporting non hazardous waste, such as ordinary solid waste, organic waste, electronic waste, construction waste and other waste that is not included in the hazardous waste category. They must ensure that waste is properly packed and transported according to applicable requirements.

Process and Manage

Non hazardous waste companies can process or treat non hazardous waste to reduce volume, separate hazardous materials, or recycle valuable materials. This process must comply with applicable regulations and standards to protect the environment and public health.

Storage and Sorting

Non hazardous waste companies also need to have temporary storage facilities and sort non hazardous waste according to its type and characteristics. This is important to ensure proper treatment and effective treatment of non hazardous waste.

Final Disposal

The non hazardous waste company is responsible for disposing of non hazardous waste in a safe manner and in accordance with applicable regulations. Non hazardous waste can be disposed of through on-site treatment, delivery to an authorized waste treatment facility, or through a suitable final disposal site.

Licensing Requirements that Must Have:

Business Permit

Hazardous and non hazardous waste companies must have a business license issued by the competent authority, such as the Environmental Service or the local Environmental Agency. This permit shows that the company has met administrative requirements and has competence in waste management.

Environmental Permit

The waste company must obtain an environmental permit issued by the local environmental authority. This permit stipulates technical and environmental requirements that must be met by companies in waste management, including processing, transportation and final disposal of waste.

Special Permit

Some types of hazardous and non hazardous waste may require special permits based on regulations in force in the country or local area. For example, medical waste or radioactive waste may require additional permits issued by the relevant agency or agency.

Transportation Permit

Waste companies must obtain a valid transportation permit to transport hazardous and non hazardous waste. This permit is usually issued by a transport agency or agency that regulates the transport of dangerous goods.

Certifications and Licenses

Waste companies also need to ensure that their personnel have the necessary certifications or licenses in the field of waste management. This includes certification in packaging, transportation, processing, and waste disposal.

It is important to note that licensing and regulatory requirements may vary by country or region. Therefore, hazardous and non hazardous waste companies must refer to regulations that apply in their operational environment and cooperate with relevant authorities to ensure full compliance with applicable regulations.

In operating the hazardous and non hazardous waste management business, PT Sinergi Mitra Lestari Indonesia (Sinergi) prioritizing security, safety and environmental sustainability as well as complying with applicable permits.