Are remote control devices hazardous waste?

Answer Yes. When it comes time to get rid of old remote controls, and their batteries, they are classified as hazardous waste. Remote batteries may contain heavy metals, like mercury, that need to be hand... Read More »

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If a remote control says up to (x amount) av devices will it also work on hdmi devices?

I was confused by your question but now I understand. AV means Audio Visual. A TV with a HDMI connection is an AV device. So is your AV Receiver, cable/sat box, game system etc.Just because a bo... Read More »

Rhode Island DEM Hazardous Materials and Hazardous Waste Regulations?

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) regulates hazardous waste, as well as medical waste and waste oil. The RIDEM does not regulate hazardous materials that are usable pr... Read More »

What is the difference between hazardous waste&solid waste?

Solid wastes and hazardous wastes differ in their components, as well as how they affect human health or the environment. Solid waste includes domestic and household trash, whereas hazardous waste... Read More »

Is hazardous material a hazardous waste?

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) defines hazardous materials as those materials that can cause death, damage, injury or long-term health problems. Hazardous materials find inclusion i... Read More »