Frequently Asked Questions

At LEI, we know that keeping our customers informed of changing regulations and guidelines is vital to their success.  Below is a list of frequently asked questions for your convenience.  Please don’t hesitate to contact us, if the information you’re looking for is not in this section.

What is the Universal Waste Rule? 

The universal waste rule (UWR) was created by EPA to encourage generators to recycle commonly generated hazardous waste: lamps, batteries, thermostats and certain pesticides. It did this by decreasing the regulatory burden on universal waste generators (handlers).

What is LEI’s service area? 

We provide nationwide support for our customers.  Learn more about our transportation capabilities by clicking here.

How do I schedule a pickup?  

There are two ways to quickly schedule a pickup for our customers.  Call 800-309-9908 and ask for customer service or fill out the online form, and our customer service department will call and confirm your request.

Is E-Waste a real issue? 

Every year there is more than 3 million tons of electronic waste (E-waste) disposed into landfills. E-waste can contain the following hazardous materials: lead, mercury, chromium, cadmium, beryllium, nickel, and zinc. Old computer monitors and TVs can contain four pounds of lead or greater.