Definition of Scheduled Waste

Scheduled wastes : are substances that are highly flammable, corrosive, toxic and easily react or cause explosion when mixed with other substances. They may exist in a liquid, solid or semi solid form.

Main Effects…

~ Pollute water courses, ground water, atmosphere and land.
~Toxic to human, plant and organisms.
~Cause cancer, damage to skin and body tissues.
~Fire outbreak at dumping site which can release toxic materials.