Waste oil poured onto the ground, into storm drains, thrown away, or given to a disposal facility can contaminate and pollute the soil, groundwater, and ecosystems. When creating waste oil, you assume the responsibility of proper disposal which makes it even more important to make sure your waste oi is recycled properly. Recycling your used motor oil with a Clean Burn waste oil burner reduces this pollution threat.
Your Waste Oil Is Valuable. Here’s Why You Should Avoid Waste Oil Pick-Up
Waste oil burners can seem initially expensive so you might look into waste oil pick-up services instead. However, waste oil burners usually pay for themselves in 18-24 months and after that, you can heat your business for free.
Even though there are options to have your waste oil picked up or options to drop it off at a recycling facility, there is value within the waste oil that you make. By giving your waste oil away, you are simply giving away an asset that will heat your business. Waste oil can be recycled into heat and properly disposed of in one location when you invest in a Clean Burn waste oil heater with Interstate Energy.
Cradle to Grave Responsibility
Improper disposal of waste oil is not only illegal, but can be harmful to the environment. Most hazardous waste generators are aware of their responsibilities under this law, but many fail to realize their complete cradle-to-grave requirements for complying with the RCRA regulations.
This lack of understanding can be seen in the significant number of fines, penalties, and lawsuits levied by government agencies against companies and organizations within the United States each year. The bottom line is simple: if you generate any kind of hazardous waste, you can and will be legally liable for its proper off-site transportation and storage.
You can eliminate or reduce your cradle to grave liability by investing in a used oil heating system.
Benefits of Burning Used Oil
There are many reasons why you might want to reuse waste oil at your site, including:
Overall, the benefits of burning your used oil vs waste oil pick-up are outweighed as recycling your own waste oil is the best option for most businesses.
Are You Ready to Burn Your Used Waste Oil?
Upgrade to a Clean Burn waste oil heater and stop burdening yourself with the waste oil pick-up process. Contact Interstate Energy today to invest in your business!