Will COVID-19 Have a Long-Term Impact on the Environment?

COVID-19 has largely put the world on pause. Since most people aren’t commuting, traveling, or going much of anywhere, carbon emissions have plummeted. In fact, the pandemic will likely cause the largest decline of global carbon emissions on record, according to...

Demand for Thermal Cameras on the Rise

Many businesses are suffering under COVID-19 restrictions, but Amazon is thriving. Now that people are staying at home more and trying to avoid stores, they have shifted to online ordering, which has made Amazon warehouses busier than ever. Since their employees are...

OSHA Announces New Temporary Guidance for Respirator Fit Testing

It’s no secret that healthcare workers have faced a terrifying shortage of vital supplies during the COVID-19 crisis. Consequently, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued new temporary guidance regarding the enforcement of OSHA’s Respiratory...

Army Corps of Engineers Working to Build Extra Hospital Spaces

The Army Corps of Engineers is stepping up in a major way to help healthcare facilities during the COVID-19 crisis. On April 17, Army Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, commander of the Corps, announced they were on day 35 of building 28 alternate-care facilities with...

Eco-Rental Solutions office locations remain open

All Eco-Rental Solutions’ office locations remain open for business to serve our customers performing essential work throughout the USA. We have been adapting to the current COVID-19 situation to ensure all equipment pick-up and deliveries are safe and convenient...

House Passes New PFAS Legislation

Created to address contamination in the United States, the PFAS Action Act was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives in January. This bipartisan legislation would require the EPA to designate a maximum contaminant level for PFOA and PFOS in drinking water,...

EPA Taking Strides to Reduce PFOA and PFOS in Drinking Water

In February, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced new initiative to protect the drinking water consumed by Americans. The Agency took a big step in implementing its PFAS Action plan that proposes regulatory actions for perfluorooctanesulfonic acid...

5 Green Laws Poised to Improve the Planet in 2020

Climate change is a growing concern that has countries across the world scrambling to do their part to help the environment. The United Nations has warned that if swift action isn’t taken now, it could be too late by 2030. Thankfully, this eye-awakening warning has...

New York Plastic State Bag Ban Starts March 1

If you live in New York, it’s time to start stocking up on reusable shopping bags. Starting March 1, all plastic carryout bags will be banned from distribution by all businesses required to collect New York State sales tax. Cities and counties will be permitted to...