Low - Level Radioactive & Hazardous Waste Disposal Services
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
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!
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
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.
At 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
49 CFR-Department of Transportation
Package Markings and Labeling
D.O.T. Shipping Names
Emergency Response Situations
Radiation and Contamination
ALARA (As Low as Reasonably
10 CFR-U.S. Nuclear Regulatory
Acceptable Waste Forms
Waste Processor's Acceptance Criteria
Disposal Facility Acceptance Criteria
Chem Nuclear-Barnwell, SC
(Oak Ridge, TN & Clive, UT)
Control Specialists - Andrews, TX)
Advising of ways to
develop and implement cost saving measures to deal with radioactive and
specific evaluations of waste processing and disposal options available for your
application of ever changing regulatory requirements.
with various waste processors to offer generators the lowest prices possible for
the disposal of radioactive and hazardous wastes.
Offer the option of
shipping direct from a generator's facility to the disposal site.
Allow our customers
the option of being added as "additionally insured" to ADCO Services' liability
and radioactive waste brokerage services such as: waste classification,
manifesting, packaging, transportation, treatment, and disposal.
supplies such as barrels/drums, bags, boxes,
superfine (absorbent), etc. for your waste stream needs.
Assist generators in
the process of attaining all necessary permits required for shipping waste.
Employ only highly
qualified technicians to package, survey, and transport radioactive and
Only transport waste
on well maintained/modern ADCOM Express, Inc. owned vehicles which are only operated by
ADCO Services' personnel.
decay-in-storage waste programs for waste streams containing isotopes with half
lives of less than 120 days.
removal / disposal services.
of destruction/disposition for wastes shipped.
Arrange mutually agreeable shipment dates
Offer various payment options such as:
direct billing, paying by credit card, wire transfer, or C.O.D.
All 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
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.
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 4:00 P.M. We are closed for 10 holidays per year.
New Years Day
Information Call: (708) 429-1660
We now accept
all major credit cards!
Frequently Asked Questions
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