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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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:




Construction and Demolition Debris

Construction Products -


Financial Assurance

Greenhouse Gas

Household Hazardous Waste


Medical Waste

  • Disposal Tips for Home Health Care - (Professional Brochure) - July 18, 1995
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  • RCRA Hotline Training Modules - ef= " Acrobat PDF* file &URL=">Adobe Acrobat PDF* file || About ...
  • 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



Source Reduction and Pollution Prevention

WasteWise Program

Ways to save money AND help the environment:

Eat healthier AND save money: Instant Pot Duo Crisp 11-in-1 Air Fryer and Electric Pressure Cooker Combo with Multicooker Lids that Fries, Steams, Slow Cooks, Sautés, Dehydrates

Save water AND money with this showerhead adapter, it lets the water flow until the water is hot, then shuts off water flow until you restart it, ShowerStart TSV Hot Water Standby Adapter

Protect your health with these:

Mattress Dust mite-Bedbug protector, 100% Waterproof, Hypoallergenic, Zippered

Handheld Allergen Vacuum Cleaner with UV Sanitizing and Heating for Allergies and Pet, Kills Mite, Virus, Molds, True HEPA with Powerful Suction removes Hair, Dander, Pollen, Dust,

Immune Support Supplement with Quercetin, Vitamin C, Zinc, Vitamin D3

GermGuardian Air Purifier with UV-C Light and HEPA 13 Filter, Removes 99.97% of Pollutants

5 Stage Air Purifier, Features Ultraviolet Light (UVC), H13 True Hepa, Carbon, PCO, Smart Wifi, Auto Mode, Quiet, Removes 99.97% of Particles, Smoke, Mold, Pet Dander, Dust, Odors

Interesting Reads:

THE PREPPER'S CANNING & PRESERVING BIBLE: [13 in 1] Your Path to Food Self-Sufficiency. Canning, Dehydrating, Fermenting, Pickling & More, Plus The Food Preservation Calendar for a Sustainable Pantry

The Backyard Homestead: Produce all the food you need on just a quarter acre! Paperback

The Citizens' Guide to Geologic Hazards: A Guide to Understanding Geologic Hazards Including Asbestos, Radon, Swelling Soils, Earthquakes, Volcanoes

The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming

Book: The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History Paperback

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