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Safely Removing Urea-Formaldehyde Foam Insulation (UFFI) from a Home in Lincoln, MA

Banner Environmental Services recently undertook a crucial project in Lincoln, MA, to remove Urea-formaldehyde foam insulation (UFFI) from a residential property. The potential health risks associated with UFFI highlighted the project’s importance and made professional intervention necessary. Identifying UFFI Presence and Enlisting Professional Intervention The initiative began when the project’s general contractor, engaged in renovations […]

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Fall River Mill Conversion to a New Self-Storage Facility

Banner Environmental Services was hired to assist with the conversion of a mill in Fall River, Massachusetts into a new self-storage facility. The project involved a significant amount of debris removal and demolition, as well as asbestos abatement. Interior Debris Clean-up, Selective Demolition, and Waste Removal Before the conversion could begin, the space needed to […]

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Hospital Basement Cleanup and Renovation∙Providence, RI

As part of an ongoing client engagement with a hospital in Providence, RI – which previously included select ceiling demolition – Banner Environmental was tasked to clean up the hospital’s basement. Basement Cleanup Activities The activities performed included: The before and after pictures show a dramatic transformation that made the client very happy. Need A […]


Sponge-Jet Abrasive Blasting is a Sustainable, Safe, and Superior Surface Preparation

Why We Perform Sponge-Jet Abrasive Blasting On Certain Buildings and How it Works Blast cleaning is an increasingly popular technique we use at Banner Environmental to remove particles of mill scale, dirt, and rust from steel surfaces. Sponge-Jet is a crucial blast-cleaning solution with plentiful benefits for various industries. But what is sponge jet blasting, […]

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Neighbors Raise Concerns During Demolition Project

A bit of citizen action has helped prevent the furthering of some disruptive and dangerous demolition in Wilmington, MA recently. It’s not atypical for demolition projects to occur, but for neighbors to be the flag raisers at the first signs of improper handling of hazardous materials, is a unique scenario. That’s what happened at 13 […]

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Exposing the Dangers of Improper Asbestos Removal

It is no secret that asbestos is dangerous. However, time and time again, negligent actions are amplifying the dangers to others. Asbestos, which was commonly used as insulation on older houses, can produce airborne particles that when inhaled can lead to lung damage. When asbestos is removed improperly or discarded of in improper ways, the […]

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Asbestos Found During Renovation Work at Brookline Residential Property

The importance of partnering with a licensed asbestos removal service such as Banner Environmental Services is continuously played out in reports across the media. Several times a year a company is hit with hefty fines and headlines cross newspapers stating several asbestos violations have been found and that the proper procedures were not followed. Most […]

Failing the Grade with Asbestos is Not an Option

In 2015, a new report was published entitled, Failing the Grade: Asbestos in America’s Schools, from the office of U.S. Senator Edward Markey (D-MA). The report states that two-thirds of the school districts across 15 states have acknowledged the presence of asbestos in their schools. What became apparent in the report is that asbestos brings […]

Asbestos Removal Done Right and Oh-So-Wrong

Despite asbestos being outlawed as a construction material in the United States decades ago, it’s still rampant in existing structures, causing a nightmare situation in renovation and demolition projects. In most states, like Massachusetts, it’s mandated that a licensed asbestos abatement professional handles the removal of the highly-dangerous material. Older buildings and homes are often […]

Massachusetts Launches New Initiative to Help Protect the Public from the Dangers of Asbestos

Last month, Massachusetts’ Attorney General Maura Healy announce a new initiative to help educate and protect children, families, and workers from the dangers of asbestos. The initiative, Healthy Buildings, Healthy Air, will bring together state agencies and school districts to ensure safe practices are upheld for the handling and removal of asbestos. It will also […]

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Former Cotton Mill Restoration Involves Asbestos Window Glazing Removal

Old buildings often contain hazardous materials in places you may not think about. That’s the case in the Cornell Mill in Falls River, MA., which is undergoing a renovation. The former cotton mill, built in the late 1800s, will become 101 market rate housing units. The granite building has some great features like hardwood flooring, […]