||RCRA/UST, Superfund and EPCRA Hotline Training Module. Introduction to: Definition of Solid Waste and Hazardous Waste Recycling (40 CFR Sections 261.2 and 261.9) Updated as of July 1995.
||Booz-Allen and Hamilton, Inc., Bethesda, MD.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response.
Waste recycling ;
Solid wastes ;
Hazardous materials ;
Materials recovery ;
Training manuals ;
Waste characterization ;
RCRA(Resource Conservation and Recovery Act) ;
UST(Underground Storage Tanks) ;
EPCRA(Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-know Act)
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The module explains the statutory and regulatory definitions of solid waste, including the standards governing the recycling and management of specific types of wastes. It lists and cites three use/reuse scenarios where the materials are not solid wastes and states the requirements for documentation. It lists examples of sham recycling and describes the conditions under which hazardous waste-derived products may be excluded from regulation. It cites the provisions for precious metal recovery and discusses potential regulatory developments affecting the definition of solid waste and hazardous waste recycling.