Hazardous Waste

What does that mean exactly?

Hazardous waste is defined by the EPA by one or more of the following:

  • Characteristic Hazardous Waste  - has one or more of the following hazardous waste characteristics:
    • Ignitability
    • Corrosivity
    • Reactivity
    • Toxicity
  • EPA Listed Hazardous Waste - Hazardous waste that is defined in lists published in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)

The following pages will explore these categories more in depth.

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