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Preferred Name

Hazardous Waste

Definitions

<p>Even if you use them properly, many chemicals can still harm human health and the <a href='https://medlineplus.gov/environmentalhealth.html'>environment</a>. When you throw these substances away, they become hazardous waste. Some hazardous wastes come from <a href='https://medlineplus.gov/householdproducts.html'>products in our homes</a>. Our garbage can include such hazardous wastes as old batteries, bug spray cans and paint thinner. U.S. residents generate 1.6 million tons of household hazardous waste per year. Hazardous waste is also a by-product of manufacturing. </p> <p>You may have hazardous wastes in your basement or garage. How do you get rid of them? Don't pour them down the drain, flush them, or put them in the garbage. See if you can donate or recycle. Many communities have household hazardous waste collection programs. Check to see if there is one in your area.</p> <p >Environmental Protection Agency</p>

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http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0018627

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C0018627

Date created

05/04/2005

definition

Even if you use them properly, many chemicals can still harm human health and the environment. When you throw these substances away, they become hazardous waste. Some hazardous wastes come from products in our homes. Our garbage can include such hazardous wastes as old batteries, bug spray cans and paint thinner. U.S. residents generate 1.6 million tons of household hazardous waste per year. Hazardous waste is also a by-product of manufacturing.

You may have hazardous wastes in your basement or garage. How do you get rid of them? Don't pour them down the drain, flush them, or put them in the garbage. See if you can donate or recycle. Many communities have household hazardous waste collection programs. Check to see if there is one in your area.

Environmental Protection Agency

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http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0023176

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0007020

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0813971

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0001873

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0013835

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C1456535

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0032343

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0337182

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0003818

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0030106

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0034629

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0020050

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0043056

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0599638

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C1456634

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0015333

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0679360

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0037354

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0028263

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0085420

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0014413

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0031253

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C2718051

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0025424

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0003947

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0369241

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http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0018627

MP HEALTH TOPIC URL

https://medlineplus.gov/hazardouswaste.html

MP OTHER LANGUAGE URL

Spanish https://medlineplus.gov/spanish/hazardouswaste.html

MP PRIMARY INSTITUTE URL

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences http://www.niehs.nih.gov/

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C0018627

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Hazardous Waste

Related to

http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MEDLINEPLUS/C0014413

Scope Statement

You may have hazardous wastes in your basement or garage. How do you get rid of them? Read more about what to do with hazardous waste.

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T131

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