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

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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

bullet Battery Act bulletImplementation of the Mercury-Containing and Rechargeable Battery Management Act
Adobe Acrobat PDF* file || ASCII text file || About...
bullet Universal Waste Rule - May 1995

Closure

bulletRCRA Hotline Training Modules - "Introduction to Closure/Post-Closure"
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Composting

bullet Home Page

Construction and Demolition Debris

Construction Products -

bulletSee Buy Recycled and Listing of Suppliers

 

Fertilizers

bullet Environmental Fact Sheet: Waste-Derived Fertilizers - December 1997
Adobe Acrobat PDF File || ASCII Text File || About...

  Financial Assurance

bullet Financial Assurance - November 1996 bulletRCRA Hotline Training Modules - "Introduction to Financial Assurance"
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Greenhouse Gas

Household Hazardous Waste

bullet Disposal Tips for Home Health Care (Professional Brochure)
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bulletDisposal Tips for Home Health Care (Patient Flyer)
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bulletHandle 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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bulletHousehold Hazardous Waste (HHW) Management: A Manual for One-Day Community Collection Programs
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bullet Household Hazardous Waste, Steps to Safe Management - December 1996
About. . . || en Espaņol
bulletRCRA Hotline Training Modules - "Introduction to Solid and Hazardous Waste Exclusions"
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bullet RCRA Online - September 1998 bullet RCRA Permit Policy Compendium - July 1997 bullet Universal Waste Rule - May 1995

Landfills

bullet See also Hazardous Waste Land Disposal Units bullet Municipal Solid Waste Landfills

Medical Waste

bullet Disposal Tips for Home Health Care - (Professional Brochure) - July 18, 1995
Adobe Acrobat PDF* file || en Espaņol
bulletRCRA Hotline Training Modules - ef= "http://www.ehso.com/ehsoepa.php?URL=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.epa.gov/epaoswer/other/medical/dispose2.pdf">Adobe Acrobat PDF* file || About ... bullet 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

bullet Home Page bullet Pay-As-You-Throw


Procurement

bullet Home Page

Recycling

bullet Home Page

Source Reduction and Pollution Prevention

bullet Consumer Handbook for Reducing Solid Waste - July 1994 bulletElectronics Reuse and Recycling Directory - March 1997
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bullet Extended Product Responsibility: A New Principle for Product-Oriented Pollution Prevention - June 1997 bullet It's Easy Being Green: Planning and Conducting Environmentally Aware Meetings and Events - September 1996 bullet Recycling Grass Clippings - July 1992 [333K-2pp] (Adobe Acrobat PDF File) || About... bullet ReduceIt: Companion Software to Source Reduction Program Potential Manual - June 1998 bullet Source Reduction Program Potential Manual: A Planning Tool
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bullet Waste Prevention Home Page
bullet WasteWi$e Program

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This page was updated on 22-Mar-2017