Low - Level Radioactive & Hazardous Waste Disposal Services

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Company Overview About ADCO Services, Inc.

ADCO ServicesOne of the United States' first radioactive waste brokers is ADCO Services which was incorporated in the State of Illinois in 1965. Located in the Chicago area; ADCO Services' Illinois location allows us to offer radioactive waste disposal services and radioactive waste transportation and hazardous waste / materials transportation to the entire continental United States in a timely manner.

ADCO Services, Inc. only uses it's sister company ADCOM Express, Inc. to transport radioactive waste and hazardous waste materials. Vehicles used for pick-ups / transport jobs are made using only well maintained company owned vehicles which are fully licensed and insured. Whether your radioactive and/or hazardous waste disposal needs are in New York City or San Diego, coast to coast, ADCO Services is here to help you!

With ADCO Services, Inc. serving over 1000 different customers nationwide since our incorporation in 1965, it's no wonder that ADCO has become known in the radioactive waste community for its unsurpassed customer service, on-time pick-ups, and efficient waste disposal methods. Through the development of relationships with various waste processors nation-wide, ADCO Services, Inc. has aggressively worked to combat ever rising costs related to disposing of radioactive and hazardous  wastes and we offer our customers only the most cost effective/competitive prices to dispose of their waste available on the market today.











Source DismantlingAt ADCO Services, Inc. you will take comfort in knowing that all employees undergo a rigorous training program at time of employment to assure thorough comprehension of the radioactive and hazardous waste industry. New hires immediately are sent through a one week course in-house presented by ADCO Services' radiation safety officer to ensure thorough knowledge of the radioactive waste industry. Once the radiation portion of the training is complete, new hires are then sent to a 40-hour HAZWOPER training course. This training is then followed up by additional in-house training where employees will receive hands on training "in the field" as well as D.O.T. training before they are released into the field on their own. All employees involved in the pricing, paperwork preparation, handling, treatment and dismantling, as well as transporting of wastes also receive annual 8 hour refresher training programs.


All personnel involved in handling, pricing, shipping, and treating of wastes receive training in the following:

40 CFR-U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

49 CFR-Department of Transportation Regulations:

10 CFR-U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Regulations

Waste Processor's Acceptance Criteria

Disposal Facility Acceptance Criteria

Geiger CounterServices Offered



Monitoring and Surveying Radioactive Waste DrumsAll ADCO Services' drivers/technicians receive periodic drug screening under ADCO Services' zero tolerance policy. All ADCOM Express, Inc. drivers are required to be at least 25 years of age, obtain a class A or B CDL and are required to maintain a clean M.V.R., and D.O.T. compliant log books which are routinely checked by upper management and U.S.D.O.T. inspectors. Drivers are responsible for the general maintenance of ADCOM Express, Inc. vehicles and are trained in general up-keep of company owned vehicles. At ADCO Services we are proud to say that our staff of friendly technicians/drivers have logged over 1,000,000 miles cumulatively without incident driving in even the most challenging of cities to drive in such as: Los Angeles, New York City, Boston, and Washington DC! At ADCO Services, our drivers/technicians are proficient in the fields of: customer service, permitting, registration requirements, load securing and inspection, paperwork preparation, D.O.T. 49 CFR requirements, N.R.C. 10 CFR 20, 61, and 71 requirements, and E.P.A. RCRA in 40 CFR.

Office Personnel/Management

In-house personnel are thoroughly trained in the industry and are able to answer general questions that customers may have. Management is thoroughly trained in all fields of radioactive and hazardous waste management and a manager is always on duty during normal business hours. All in-house personnel receive the same training as techs upon commencement of employment and also receive annual refresher courses dealing with radioactive and hazardous wastes.





Hours of Operation

ADCO Services, Inc. hours of operation are Monday through Friday 8:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M. We are closed for 10 holidays per year.


New Years Day

President's Day

Good Friday

Memorial Day

Independence Day

Labor Day

Thanksgiving Day

Day after Thanksgiving Day

Christmas Eve

Christmas Day

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