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Hazardous Waste Tracking and Cost Accounting Practice

By: Richard T Enander

Lewis Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #53903 | ISBN: 1566701422
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Environmental challenges have never been greater than today. There is the need for the utmost accuracy in the efforts to track the use, manufacture, processing, treatment, and disposal of toxic and hazardous materials. Legislation passed over the last twenty years has not only resulted in improved environmental quality, but has also created new levels of accountability for today's environmental professional.This book helps companies meet the ever-growing number of recordkeeping, reporting, and information-management demands. It assists the practicing professional who must keep facility records relating to the generation and managemnet of solid and hazardous waste. Specific guidance is given on the principles of waste material tracking by point of generation and fully loaded waste management cost accounting. Some benefits to tracking by point of generation are:


Historical Perspective on Regulatory Initiatives Driving Hazardous Waste Tracking and Cost AccountingCERCLA, HSWA, and FPCRAEPA's Guidance to Generators Focuses on Waste Tracking and Cost AllocationA New DirectionLiterature CitedTracking by Point of GenerationIntroductionBenefits to Tracking Wastes by Point of GenerationChapter OverviewWaste Indentification Systems: Commercial Applications. Generator Systems.Generator Waste ID Numbers: Function and UseSystem DevelopmentRecord Reviews and Department InterviewsWritten Inventories/DocumentationTracking by ID NumberContainer Marking: Federal Marking and Labeling Requirements. Marking and Labeling Practice.Container StorageWaste Stream Segregation and LogsLiterature CitedProcess, Operation and Material ReviewsThe Importance of Understanding Your Waste Generating ProcessesTrichloroethylene/Chlorofluorocarbon ExamplesCollecting Process Data: Small to Medium-Sized Facilities. Large Facilities.Waste Generation Data TrackingFlow Diagram Use and Construction TipsFlow Diagrams DefinedProcess Documentation, Waste Tracking and RecordkeepingThe Materials Balance: Applications and ExamplesSources of Information for Constructing Process Flow DiagramsDetailed Recordkeeping GuidanceLiterature CitedWaste Characterization and DocumentationIntroductionGenerator Waste Data Sheets: Commercial Applications. Generator Data Tracking Needs. Content and Structure.Communicating Waste Material HazardsData Collection and UseTracking vs. Testing for Waste Characterization: Documentation as the Basis for Waste Characterization. Laboratory Testing and Waste Characterization.State/Federal Waste Characterization RequirementsDetailed GuidanceEnd NoteLiterature CitedTracking Offsite ShipmentsAbout the JournalUnit Tracking and Off-Site Waste ShipmentsRecordkeeping and Data Collection TipsManifest and Point-of-Generation DataTSDF Listings and Final Disposition ReportsShipment Journal Design and OrganizationDetailed Point-of-Generation Waste Tracking Guidance: Tracking Indirect Shipments. Example of a Four-Part Shipment Journal and Data Requirements.Fully-Loaded Waste Management Cost AccountingCosts Associated with the Generation and Management of WastesComplete Management Cost DataFully-loaded Waste Management Cost AccountingShipment Journal Unit Cost Tracking GuidanceAnalysis and Presentation of Data: Charts and Graphs. Pareto Charts. Time Series, Item and Component Comparisons.Closing RemarksLiterature Cited

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