Waste engine oil is a hazardous waste. They cannot be discarded at random. It is necessary for companies or units with hazardous waste treatment qualifications to carry out hazardous waste treatment. Although there are many active ingredients in the waste oil, the things that can be used are very valuable, but they cannot be disposed of privately.
The regeneration of waste engine oil is the removal of impurities in the oil by sedimentation, distillation, pickling, caustic washing, filtration, etc. These impurities are toxic substances and belong to the state marked solid hazardous waste, so they cannot be disposed of by themselves.
The place where the most stock of waste engine oil is in the auto repair industry, how do they deal with the hazardous waste of used engine oil?
In the face of waste engine oil disposal, we must first compromise the temporary storage of hazardous waste, which can be temporarily stored in special areas or warehouses, and marked with danger signs to prevent others from entering, and the storage location should be hidden, not leaking, not windy, and temporarily The deposit period cannot exceed one year.
The auto repair enterprise shall also declare to the environmental protection department that the hazardous wastes shall be stored in accordance with the classification and handed over to a professional hazardous waste disposal company for collection and disposal. If hazardous waste is not properly stored or disposed of properly, it can have unimaginable consequences. According to the Law of the People’s Republic of China on the Prevention and Control of Solid Waste Pollution, there is no temporary storage place, no hazardous waste label is set up, and it is not declared and registered according to regulations. It is punished by 10,000 to 100,000 yuan, and the hazardous waste is disposed of to unqualified hazardous waste. The company or individual is punished by 20,000 to 200,000 yuan.
In accordance with the “Interpretation of the Supreme People’s Court and the Supreme People’s Procuratorate on Several Issues Concerning the Application of Laws in Handling Environmental Pollution Criminal Cases”, illegally discharge, dump, and dispose of more than 3 tons of waste, knowing that others have no business license or exceed the scope of business license, and provide them with Or entrusting them to store, use, or dispose of hazardous waste, and seriously pollute the environment, they will be investigated for criminal responsibility according to law.
Through the introduction of this article, everyone who knows how to deal with hazardous waste such as waste engine oil is already aware of it. Therefore, it is not possible to dispose of used engine oil without authorization, especially for companies that do not have hazardous waste treatment qualifications. The oil is subject to corresponding penalties.