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Focus on: Handling Empty Containers

 
Publication number Date Published
21-04-005January 2021
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Author(s) Washington State Department of Ecology
Description Containers holding dangerous waste—such as solvents, paints, and pesticides—must be managed as dangerous waste containers until they meet the definition of empty in the Dangerous Waste Regulations.

This focus sheet explains how to make sure your containers are empty so you aren’t required to handle them as dangerous waste and how to reuse, recycle, and dispose of your empty containers.
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Keywords dangerous waste management, container, containers, hazardous waste, hazardous waste management, dangerous waste
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