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Sep
12
2011

Disposing of Hazardous Waste

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Disposing of Hazardous Waste

What It Is Hazardous waste is waste that is dangerous or potentially harmful to our health or the environment. Hazardous wastes can be liquids, solids, gases, or sludges. They include commercial products, such as cleaning fluids or pesticides, and some by-products of manufacturing processes.[1] Hazardous waste should not be dumped …

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Sep
12
2011
Reusing Materials

What It Is Reuse is different from recycling, although people often confuse the two. Recycling, while a good practice, uses a lot of energy and requires an industrial change to a product. This usually results in a new product of lesser quality. Reusing a product, however, does not require major …

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Sep
12
2011
Solid Waste Audits

What It Is A solid waste audit helps an organization understand its waste production and disposal. During a solid waste audit, an employee or auditor will examine the sources, composition, weight, volume, and end location of an organization’s waste.The organization can then use the audit’s results to reduce its waste …

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