Waste Management

Leading Technical Advisors

Waste Management Services

Our safety and project management, your healthy bottom line.

Hazardous and Non-Hazardous Waste Management

  • Waste reduction, consolidation and packaging
  • Neutralization
  • Facility-wide collection and sorting
  • Waste removal
  • Manifesting and labeling

Waste Transportation

  • Bulk (roll-off) loads
  • Less-than-truckload (LTL)

Lab Packing

Offering highly technical lab packing services affords our customers the opportunity to build a comprehensive waste management plan.

Pharmaceutical Waste Management

Our Pharmaceutical Waste Management service provides depth to our customers potential waste management needs and solutions.

DOT and RCRA Training

Taught by credentialed professionals, our Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHSMA) Department of Transportation (DOT) Hazardous Materials Training Course meets the 49 CFR Part 172, Subpart H training requirements for employees who transport hazardous materials (hazmat) in commerce, such as:

  • Persons who are self-employed, including owner-operators
  • Safety directors, hazardous materials managers
  • Persons who load, unload, or handle hazardous materials
  • Persons who drive hazardous materials trucks
  • Persons who make test, recondition, fill, or certify hazardous materials packaging
  • Persons who prepare hazardous materials for transportation

Universal Waste Management

By adding Universal Waste Management with Bay West, our customers benefit from having a one-stop shop for all of their waste management solutions, such as:

  • Electronics
  • Batteries – all types
  • Mercury devices
  • PCB waste
  • Gas cylinders
  • Tires

Vacuum Truck Services

In line with our position as the industry leader in safety, our vacuum truck services offer impressive on-site safety components for Bay West staff and our clients, coupled with a Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) carbon filtration system that substantially reduces emissions. Other key benefits include:

  • Onboard VOC Scrubber System
  • 99% reduction of exhaust fumes on site while our truck is pumping
  • Drastically reduces impact on site for surrounding personnel or staff, in high hazard areas and for nearby residential neighborhoods
  • Smaller footprint
  • Onboard design means we do not require a trailer to haul a separate scrubbing system on site
  • Reduced mobilization costs
  • Premium safety features
  • Assured grounding system
  • Emergency shutdown capability

You can count on Bay West’s response experts to provide our vacuum truck services with the highest regard for the safety of our our clients’ personnel and property.

Industrial Services

As the experts working within hazardous environments and confined spaces, our trained professionals perform preventative maintenance and unscheduled industrial cleaning, facility closure decommissioning, waste management, and vacuum truck services. We are also relied upon by numerous clients for their emergency spill response needs.

Licensed 10-day
transfer facility

Licensed hazardous materials transporter

Quick turnaround waste projects

We prioritize and ensure your cradle-to-grave waste stream management

When you hire Bay West for your waste management, you hire a qualified partner dedicated to taking the best path for your waste stream from your facility to end disposal.

From scheduled runs to quick-turn waste projects, Bay West is your best solution when you want peace of mind. When we leave with your shipment, you leave your worries behind.

Topics Covered

This course is designed for new employees (within 90 days after job start date) and existing employees who perform hazmat functions in their job; such as classifying, labeling, marking, packaging, placarding, and preparing shipping papers for the transportation of hazmat. The course also covers emergency response information while the shipment is in transport, safety measures to follow, and security awareness.PHMSA DOT Regulations (49 CFR Part 172.704) require hazmat employers to verify competence in required skills by a written or verbal skills test at the conclusion of the course. Upon successful completion of the course you will receive a certificate of completion that is good for three years.

Learn more about PHMSA DOT Hazardous Materials Regulations here: 49 CFR Subtitle B, Chapter I, Subchapter C

49 CFR 172.704

Lunch is provided with the $150 registration.

Refund Policy

Waste Management Projects

Former Superior Plating Superfund Site

Bay West was hired by the MPCA to provide additional technical support and third-party oversight. We have performed a wide variety of environmental activities for the MPCA at this site.

Hurricanes Katrina and Rita

Bay West supported cleanup following the Hurricanes Katrina/Rita disasters in Texas/Louisiana by providing more than a dozen task force leaders/supervisors to serve as EPA representatives on cleanup crews during removal of hazardous waste/debris.

Solvent Plume, St. Louis Park, MN

Bay West was a subcontractor to Weston Solutions as an EPA Region 5 START contractor assisting with EPA activities in Minnesota.

Duluth Brownfield Inventory Assessment

The City of Duluth retained Bay West to complete Limited Area-Wide Brownfield Inventories (AWBIs) in three select areas of the St. Louis River Corridor. These consisted of the following (collectively, the Study Areas): Gary-New Duluth, the Western Port Area Neighborhood (WPAN), and Lincoln Park/Rice’s Point.

Engineering and Environmental Teaming

We frequently team with engineering firms, both locally and on a national scale, that provide services we do not self-perform and/or that provide additional resources to develop cost-competitive, value-based solutions for our customers

Urban Infill – Jay Street Gas Holder

The property known as the Jay Street Gas Holder is currently owned by the City of Duluth, which plans to redevelop the property for residential uses.

PFAS Remediation: Former DoD Facility

Former DoD Facility PFAS Central Treatment System

Military Munitions Response Program

Bay West provided on-call UXO Construction Support services to Army construction projects at Fort Lewis as part of the Army’s program to deconstruct, construct, and upgrade its facilities at Fort Lewis.

Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant (TCAAP), Arden Hills, MN

Bay West and our key staff have played an integral role at TCAAP over that past 20 years as the investigation and remediation contractor on several of the most high-profile waste disposal sites on the property, the redevelopment consultant for a development firm, and the third-party consultant for Ramsey County, providing technical expertise and oversight of cleanup activities.

Seymour Johnson AFB, Goldsboro, NC

In support of the US Air Force’s Performance-Based Remediation initiative, Bay West developed and executed closure/exit strategies for 16 Environmental Restoration Program (ERP) sites under this fixed-price, performance-based contract.

Eglin AFB, Fort Walton Beach, FL

Bay West performs munitions investigation and removal actions at Eglin AFB, which has historically conducted munitions development, testing and training.

Pacific Air Force Sites (PACAF), AK

Bay West performed Supplemental CSE Phase I and Phase II Investigations at eight PACAF facilities in Alaska (total of 1,813 acres within 47 Munitions Response Areas [MRAs]).

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Trust our team of in-house Certified Safety Professionals to guide the way for your company and employees with hands-on, relevant training, program development, industrial hygiene and technical service.

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Tony Meyer

Tony Meyer

Business Development Manager

Jim Leisz

Jim Leisz

Waste Management

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Jeff Gordon, CHMM

Waste Management



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