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What is "Hazardous waste" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 05-Jan-2023 (1 year, 1 month, 30 days ago)
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Hazardous waste
A subset of solid wastes that pose potential threats to public health or the environment and meet any of the following criteria: is specifically listed as a hazardous waste by EPA or other countries' similar agencies; exhibits one or more of the characteristics of hazardous wastes (ignitability, corrosiveness, reactivity, and/or toxicity); is generated by the treatment of hazardous waste; or is contained in a hazardous waste.

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