Manage Waste for Aerospace/Aircraft Facilities
Aerospace facilities regularly generate dangerous wastes. Manufacturing
aircraft, aircraft engines, aircraft parts, guided missiles and space vehicles,
and guided missile and space-vehicle-propulsion units and parts can produce
waste paint and solvent, toxic sludges, and hazardous dusts.
Identify Common Wastes in
Aerospace Facilities discusses items and
substances that may be dangerous.
If improperly managed, these wastes may threaten the safety of you, your
workers, the community and the environment. More information may be available by
examining the sections on Metal Finishing and
Top Compliance Issues and More
Four compliance issues are the most commonly found during inspections:
Management covers containers and storage.
is easy but is sometimes overlooked.
discusses how long one may keep waste.
tells what information must be on hand.
Pollution Prevention for Aerospace /
Aircraft Facilities gives tips on how to reduce waste.
Transport and Ship Dangerous Waste
explains about manifests and packing.
Plan for Dangerous Waste Emergencies
addresses business requirements for planning.
Spills addresses prevention, clean up and
Tutorials and Trainings for Dangerous Waste
Generators links to available resources including a PowerPoint slide
show that covers the basics of dangerous waste management.
Metal Machining Sector Pollution Prevention Assessment and Guidance
is an Ecology publication for metal workers.
National Metal Finishing
Resource Center is a National Compliance Assistance Center jointly funded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Aerospace Sector - EPA's Compliance Assistance website for Aerospace.
Profile of the Air Transportation Industry
is an EPA sector notebook.