Depackaging & Disposal of Consumer Products

Consumer products that have been returned, expired, recalled or off-spec require special handling. Whether these products are pharmaceuticals, foodstuffs, beverages, or manufactured consumer goods, proper disposal requires the expertise of an environmental services expert.

Waste Management offers consumer product depackaging and disposal services to manufacturers nationwide. Products we routinely provide disposal services for include:

  • Aerosol cans
  • Ammunition and other explosives
  • Cleaning fluids and agents
  • Cosmetics
  • Detergents
  • Engine fluids
  • Garden supplies
  • Lighter fluids
  • Oils
  • Perfumes
  • Prescription and non-prescription drugs
  • Toys

Our services include:

  • Inventorying and documenting the content and volume of returned, expired, or off-spec products slated for disposal.
  • Segregating hazardous from non-hazardous materials.
  • Transportation and disposal of returned, expired, or off-spec consumer goods to appropriate secure Waste Management landfills or incineration facilities.
  • Shredding materials that contain copyrighted materials, trade secrets, or labeling/packing information you need to destroy in the interest of corporate security.
  • Generating proof-of-destruction documentation as required by law.
  • Filing of all necessary documentation with the appropriate regulatory agencies.

Whatever your product line, look to Waste Management for consumer product depackaging and disposal services that are safe, secure and fully compliant with all state and federal regulations. This includes meeting destruction standards established by the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

To learn more about how your company can benefit from Waste Management's consumer product depacking and disposal services, contact the Waste Management Technical Service Center in your area by calling 800-963-4776 or find a location.