hazardous waste


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Definition: 

Any waste or combination of wastes with the potential to damage human health, living organisms or the environment. Hazardous wastes usually require special handling and disposal procedures which are regulated by national and international laws. (Source: GEMET/HMD / DEE / HMH)

Other relations

  • hazardous waste (ECOLEX)
Broader
waste
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Related
Synonyms
  • toxic waste

Content tagged with hazardous waste

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