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hazardous waste. (n.d.). Retrieved December 18th, 2018, from https://www.yourdictionary.com/hazardous-waste
A used or discarded material that can damage the environment and be harmful to health. Hazardous wastes include heavy metals and toxic chemicals used in industrial products and processes as well as infectious medical wastes and radioactive materials such as spent nuclear fuel rods.