Hazardous waste is a kind of garbage with including dangerous properties that affect badly on human health as well as our environment. It is produced through different sources that reside around us. The industrial wastage which comes out in different forms like in liquid state, solid-state, and poisonous solid gases is a major source of hazardous waste. All those materials that are included in the hazardous waste must a solid waste according to EPA. So the primary steps to identify whether the waste is hazardous or not is to check the state of the wastage.
The next stage of this procedure checks if the waste is exactly left over from instructions as solid or hazardous waste. They check with the help of the generator whether solid meet with the definition of hazardous waste or not. While keeping in mind the safety of human health and the environment, EPA tied to create guidelines for this kind of waste that stable the preservation of resources. Many kinds of hazardous waste are recycles without any bad effect while all those solids that are harmful get disposed of in landfills. The hazardous waste disposal process is done to save the environment or human being from the most harmful solids. Various types of reprocessing hazardous wastes reduce the consumption of raw material and decrease the quantity of unused materials that are cycled and disposed of.
Hazardous- waste management: The process of collecting, treating disposing of the waste material, which when not handled properly can affect badly human health and the environment is called as Hazardous-waste management. These wastes are found in different forms and are produced by chemical productions and other industrial events. Sometimes it harms during insufficient storing, transporting, treating, or disposing of process. At the time of storage or disposal of hazardous- waste, if the operation is not done in a proper way it often infects the surface and ground water supply.
All those individuals who are living near to waste disposal places may get more in a weak stage. To remove the existing difficulties and decreasing the harms from hazardous waste in the future, the government controls hazardous waste management very closely. These wastes are divided according to their biological, chemical, and physical characteristics. These characteristics include the nature of waste like toxic property, reactive, flammable, harsh, contagious, or harmful. All the toxic waste is poisonous, even if they are in a small amount. They may have sudden effects that seem into a result of death or other chronic effects. Some toxics are responsible for cancer in the human body. The flammable wastes are burned at low temperatures that may cause fire immediately.