TITLE

Drugs are Universal Wastes

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Pollution Engineering;Jan2009, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the proposed addition of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) hazardous pharmaceutical waste to the Universal Waste Rule. It notes that the proposed rule encourages generators to dispose pharmaceutical waste classified as non-hazardous under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) as universal waste. It will also facilitate the collection of personal medications classified as household hazardous wastes.
ACCESSION #
36094454

 

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