Is hazardous material a hazardous waste?

Answer 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 »

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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 »

What is hazardous waste?

Hazardous waste can occur as a by-product of industrial manufacturing or from incorrect disposal of toxic substances. These waste products endanger the health of living creatures by poisoning air, ... Read More »

What is a hazardous waste landfill?

According to the Federal Facilities Environmental Stewardship & Compliance Assistance Center, a hazardous waste landfill is a "treatment, storage and disposal facility" for substances that meet the... Read More »