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Who Imports Waste into the United States?

Tracking the Flows of Waste through Clean Harbors' Sites

The transnational company, Clean Harbors, handled over 40% of all shipments of waste imported into the U.S. from 2007-2012. This company moves waste extensively between the United States and Canada. As seen on the map, Clean Harbors does not have a concentration of sites in one geographic area. Instead, they have sites located throughout the United States and Canada. Click on the importers to see where they receive shipments from. The data mapped here does not include transactions conducted by Safety-Kleen, a firm acquired by Clean Harbors in 2012. You can see Clean Harbors's trade network over time here.