Hazardous Waste

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Hazardous Waste

Waste material that may cause damage because of its corrosiveness, toxicity, reactivity or flammability. Examples include byproducts from an oil refinery or used gauzes from a dental clinic. In the United States, one generally must dispose of hazardous waste according to EPA regulations.
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