Hazardous Waste

  • Chemical Disposal Warning After Recycling Centre Fire

Chemical Disposal Warning After Recycling Centre Fire

May 02 2014 Read 3143 Times

A fire at a Merseyside recycling centre has prompted a warning to householders who want to dispose of hazardous chemicals.

  These items were contained in a black bin bag and had been deposited in the container by an unknown member of the public. These chemicals are hazardous and can present a very serious risk to site staff and members of the public.Carl Beer, MRWA (Mersyside Recycling and Waste Authority) Chief Executive, said: “Fortunately the fire was small and easily dealt with. However, this could have been much more serious and could have been avoided in the first place if simple guidelines had been followed.

Reader comments

Do you like or dislike what you have read? Why not post a comment to tell others / the manufacturer and our Editor what you think. To leave comments please complete the form below. Providing the content is approved, your comment will be on screen in less than 24 hours. Leaving comments on product information and articles can assist with future editorial and article content. Post questions, thoughts or simply whether you like the content.

Post a Comment




Events

World Water Week 2019

Aug 25 2019 Stockholm, Sweden

Aquatech Mexico

Sep 03 2019 Mexico City, Mexico

The Green Expo 2019

Sep 03 2019 Mexico City, Mexico

NSC Congress & Expo

Sep 06 2019 San Diego, CA, USA

ICMGP 2019

Sep 08 2019 Krakow, Poland

View all events