Canadian Legislation Hazardous Waste

An Introduction to Canadian Hazardous Waste Legislation

Proper management, handling, and disposal of hazardous waste is a high priority in Canada. To protect the environment and the public, the country has established a comprehensive array of regulations and legislation.  Businesses operating in Canada are held accountable for adhering to these rules that regulate waste management. Staying up-to-date and informed about these laws and regulations ensures compliance with …

How to store hazardous waste

How to Store Hazardous Waste: 4 Best Practices

Do you operate a business that works with hazardous materials? If so, ensuring that you are storing your hazardous waste correctly should be a crucial step in your production process. Any business that processes, produces, generates, carries, or receives hazardous waste should always ensure that it is storing hazardous waste safely and in compliance with regional legislative guidelines.  Doing so …

(HWIN) Waste Codes

What are Hazardous Waste Information Network (HWIN) Waste Codes?

Hazardous Waste Information Network, known as HWIN, was a system used by the Canadian government to keep track of waste management activities. This includes reporting the amount and type of waste, transportation methods used, and the location of disposal. HWIN is no longer being used, and the new system is HWP (Hazardous Waste Program) from the Resource Productivity and Resource Authority …