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What is a Spill Containment Barrier and How Can They Help?

Last Updated On Sep 20, 2021

Spill berms… barriers… bunds… dikes… How are you supposed to sort through it all and determine the best solution for containing potential spills in your workplace? While it can be confusing weeding through the various options, we’ve successfully helped people just like you find the right solution at the best price. This article will help you evaluate your options and explore the various types of containment products and how they each function to contain spills.

Topics: Containment, industrial waste

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Topics: Containment, industrial waste

Why Should You Use FIBC Bags and What Does FIBC Stand For?

Last Updated On Aug 18, 2021

Depending on the industry you are in, you may have encountered the term FIBC bags at some point. You might even be wondering “what does FIBC stand for?” and “why would I want to use an FIBC?” Whether you are the CEO of a manufacturing plant, a transportation specialist or a field worker, it’s important to learn as much as you can about FIBC bags and their importance to operational efficiency and safety.

Topics: industrial waste, flexible waste packaging

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Topics: industrial waste, flexible waste packaging

How to Calculate a Bulk Bag Capacity (w/ free calculator)

Last Updated On Jul 27, 2021

Whether you’re a power plant, agricultural company, construction site, or mining operation, you’ve probably needed to perform a bulk bag calculation to determine what size bag would be necessary for the volume of waste or product you need to contain.

Topics: Containment, industrial waste, waste packaging price, flexible waste packaging

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Topics: Containment, industrial waste, waste packaging price, flexible waste packaging

Bulk Bag & FIBC Standards: Complete Safety Handling Guide | PacTec

Last Updated On Jul 6, 2021

The basic FIBC safe handling guidelines apply to any bulk bag. The rules here include selecting the right type of jumbo sack, sticking with the manufacturer's recommendations, and making sure your bag is free of damage. Adhere to these regulations, and you are already halfway there.

Topics: Containment, industrial waste, waste packaging price, flexible waste packaging, costsavings

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Topics: Containment, industrial waste, waste packaging price, flexible waste packaging, costsavings

How to Use Flexible Bulk Container Bags Including FIBCs

Last Updated On Jun 18, 2021

As a more affordable and easier-to-use alternative to rigid containers, flexible intermediate bulk containers (commonly known as FIBCs or bulk bags), are growing in popularity and availability. But knowing how to properly handle, store and transport these flexible bulk container bags to ensure everyone's safety is very important in preventing costly, dangerous, or catastrophic spills or accidents.

Topics: industrial waste, waste packaging price, costsavings

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Topics: industrial waste, waste packaging price, costsavings

How the Global Rise in Geosynthetic Prices May Affect You

Last Updated On Feb 24, 2021

It is no secret that there have been rapid increases in recent months of propylene resins, mainly due to increases in demand and challenges with supply. Plant operations have slowed significantly due to the COVID-19 pandemic, raw materials have been reallocated to produce PPE, and recent weather events have further complicated matters.

Topics: Containment, industrial waste, nuclear waste, waste packaging price, costsavings

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Topics: Containment, industrial waste, nuclear waste, waste packaging price, costsavings

Quick Guide to Choosing the Correct Equipment Tarps

Last Updated On Jan 28, 2021

When it comes to truck tarps or roll off container tarps, you have a lot of options. But when comparing those options, are you considering all the features that will get you to the perfect solution?

Topics: Containment, industrial waste, waste packaging price, flexible waste packaging

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Topics: Containment, industrial waste, waste packaging price, flexible waste packaging

5 Reasons to Prioritize Spill Containment Now

Last Updated On Nov 18, 2020

Let’s face it, sometimes regulations seem to get in the way of us just getting a job done, am I right? While spill containment may feel like one of those unnecessary burdens when setting up equipment or starting work, there are many good reasons to view it as a critical element. For our purposes, spill containment will encompass any temporary spill berm or spill tray designed to catch any potential spill or release of chemicals, oils, sewage, or other harmful liquid to prevent them from reaching the soil or groundwater.

Topics: Containment, industrial waste, cost, costsavings

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Topics: Containment, industrial waste, cost, costsavings

Debunking the Top 4 Myths of Flexible Waste Packaging

Last Updated On Oct 22, 2020

Since PacTec began over 30 years ago, significant innovations in flexible waste packaging have occurred, creating a large shift in the way waste generators safely transport and dispose of problematic waste streams. You’re no longer restricted to using bulky, heavy, expensive, and difficult-to-manage rigid containers. While rigid containers may have their place in certain applications, the mindset has shifted towards the safety and reliability of flexible waste packaging for most industrial and nuclear waste types.

Let’s put to rest some common misconceptions about flexible waste packaging.

Topics: Containment, industrial waste, nuclear waste, waste packaging price, flexible waste packaging

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Topics: Containment, industrial waste, nuclear waste, waste packaging price, flexible waste packaging

Pandemic Prevention: Safely Disposing of Biological and Organic Waste to Mitigate Infectious Spread

Last Updated On Jul 29, 2020

Biological and organic waste disposal is exponentially more important during a pandemic – or when preventing the next one. We’ve seen wildlife and domesticated animals spread pathogens that are harmful to humans, and we’ll continue to see that unless we implement the right waste disposal procedures now.

Topics: industrial waste

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Topics: industrial waste

Not All Roll-Off Liners Are Created Equal

Last Updated On Feb 19, 2020

With dozens of manufacturers and retailers offering variations of polyethylene liners for roll-off containers and dumpsters, how can you sort through it all to find the perfect fit for your needs?

Topics: Containment, industrial waste, flexible waste packaging

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Topics: Containment, industrial waste, flexible waste packaging

Your Guide to Flexible Waste Packaging Costs

Last Updated On Oct 3, 2019

One of the first questions we often get when discussing packaging options for waste disposal is: How much does flexible waste packaging cost?

This is a reasonable question, and although there are several factors to consider, I’ll do my best to provide you some general pricing information.

Topics: Containment, industrial waste, nuclear waste, waste packaging price, flexible waste packaging, cost

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Topics: Containment, industrial waste, nuclear waste, waste packaging price, flexible waste packaging, cost

Industrial Supplies for Your Nuclear Site Needs

Last Updated On Jul 30, 2019

While PacTec prides itself on our custom engineered nuclear solutions, we're also quality manufacturers of common industrial waste products that you likely have a need for. If you're not already familiar with some of our offerings, please allow us to introduce you to them here.

Topics: industrial waste, nuclear waste

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Topics: industrial waste, nuclear waste