Special Waste

Special wastes are medical waste, pollution control waste or industrial wastes which on exposure to living mechanisms cause harmful effects. Also termed as hazardous waste.

Special wastes can be any potentially infectious medical waste (PIMW), hazardous waste, pollution control waste or industrial process waste.The regulations which govern the proper generation, hauling and manifesting of these wastes can be found in 35 Ill. Adm. Code Subtitle G: Waste Disposal.

 

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