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Focus on: Unknown Wastes

Publication number Date Published Date Revised
20-04-006January 2020March 2023
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Author(s) Hazardous Waste and Toxics Reduction Program
Description To protect human health and the environment, anyone who generates or discovers solid waste on their site must designate and manage it safely. Some solid wastes can only be designated through sampling and laboratory analysis because you don’t have details about the process or materials used to generate the waste. This is unknown waste. Unknown waste awaiting designation is also called dangerous waste pending analysis. This focus sheet explains how to manage dangerous waste pending analysis.
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Keywords dangerous waste management, dangerous waste generators, hazardous waste, Focus sheet, testing, business, waste, hazardous materials, hazardous substance, hazardous waste generators, dangerous waste, dangerous waste generator, unknown waste
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