EPA Orders Amazon and eBay to Stop Selling Unsafe Pesticides

When many consumers need pesticides, they head to sites like Amazon and eBay — especially due to the convenience of online shopping during the COVID-19 pandemic. The only problem is, until recently, some sellers were marketing unregistered, misbranded, or...

3 EPA Accomplishments in the Heartland to Celebrate

Established on Dec. 2, 1970, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency turns 50 this year. In honor of this landmark anniversary, the Region 7 team — serving Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and Nine tribal nations — shared some of its recent accomplishments to...

EPA Hopes to Impose Stricter Standards for Some Industrial Boilers

Certain types of industrial boilers might soon be subject to stricter requirements. In early July, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed amendments to the 2013 National Emission Standards for Hazardous Pollutants (NESHAP) for Industrial, Commercial, and...

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...