- mixed or diluted with other chemical substances or products
- utilized or recycled (burned, buried, recycled), if a special permit is not received for this action
- to hand over for utilization together with non-hazardous waste or municipal waste
Hazardous waste - waste that has one or more properties that make them dangerous. These properties usually come from hazardous chemical substances that are in the waste or becoming into contact with these substances.
In accordance with applicable laws and regulations (Commission Regulation (EU) 1357/2014 on waste, national regulations), hazardous waste is classified according to the hazardousness characteristics:
- strong oxidants
- eye and skin irritants
- giving off toxic gases
How to manage hazardous waste?
Hazardous waste storage
Hazardous waste storage must be carried out in such a way so it would not be harmful to human health and the environment.
Waste must be stored in specifically designated place, in the packaging that is appropriate to the specific hazard class - hazardous waste packaging is subject to similar principles as the hazardous substances and packaging of mixtures.
During the storage of hazardous waste, packaging must also be properly marked - the name of the origin of the waste, chemical composition of the hazardous waste, date of packaging and the packer must be indicated on the label, as well as warning signs in accordance with the laws and regulations on chemicals and chemical products, classification, labelling and packaging.
How to dispose of hazardous waste?
Hazardous waste must be disposed by transferring them to specialized companies who have a permit to conduct such activities.