AARC’s Comprehensive Multimedia Environmental Audit


The Environmental Audit is a management tool comprised of a systematic, documented, periodic and objective evaluation of how well a company’s environmental management policies and equipment are performing.The goal of a proper audit is to facilitate appropriate management control of environmental wastes and assess compliance with company policy and State, local and Federal regulatory requirements.A typical Environmental Audit will include:
  • an assessment of compliance with statutory and other requirements
  • a comprehensive waste audit (air, water and solid waste) to identify sources, characteristics and quantities
  • an assessment of management practices and procedures relating to environmental performance
  • an assessment of environmental safeguards in place to minimize the possibility of adverse environmental impacts
  • an assessment of emergency plans
AARC is experienced in all phases of environmental auditing and is ready to assist you with your material recovery issues.


Compliance Areas & Their Typical Audited Elements
Air Emissions
  • Fuel burners
  • Incinerators
  • VOC sources
  • Hazardous air emissions
  • Fugitive emissions
  • Vehicle emissions
Wastewater and Storm Water Discharges
  • Direct discharges
  • Indirect discharges (POTW)
  • Stormwater discharges
  • Treatment Plant operations
  • Certification/licenses
Title III of SARA
  • EPCRA Requirements
  • In-use equipment inspection
  • PCB storage facility
  • Disposal
Hazardous Waste
  • Generator requirements
  • TSD requirements
  • Manifests/records
  • Off-site disposal
Hazardous Materials
  • Flammable/combustible storage & handling
  • Acid Storage
  • Reportable quantity discharges
Solid Waste
  • Permitted Facilities
  • Monitoring for segregation
  • Proper disposal