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Types of Solid Wastes

From this page you will find information regarding the proper handling, disposal and treatment of solid wastes DEC is involved with.

Because of their physical characteristics or chemical makeup, some of these wastes require special handling procedures and disposal methods in order to be protective of human health and the environment.

See additional information on universal wastes, including batteries, thermostats, and certain pesticides.

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