Solid (nonhazardous) Waste Disposal and Other Information

Nonhazardous waste
(also known as "Solid Waste", nontoxic waste, industrial waste
and municipal waste")

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Statistics

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The Solid Waste Disposal Act of 1976 requires states to develop and implement "solid waste plans" that maximize waste reduction and recycling. States handle waste by permitting private and municipal/county facilities to recycle, landfill, incinerate or compost it.

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Waste Subjects:

Batteries

Closure

Composting

Construction and Demolition Debris

Construction Products -

 

Fertilizers

  Financial Assurance

Greenhouse Gas

Household Hazardous Waste

Landfills

Medical Waste

  • Disposal Tips for Home Health Care - (Professional Brochure) - July 18, 1995
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  • Handle with Care: How To Throw Out Used Insulin Syringes and Lancets at Home: A Booklet for Young People with Diabetes and Their Families - October 1990
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Municipal Solid Waste


Procurement

Recycling

Source Reduction and Pollution Prevention

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