B3.5 Definitions Relating to Waste


On average, every family in the UK consumes around 330 glass bottles and jars a year.


There are numerous definitions relating to waste, contained within various pieces of legislation. Here we shall look at:

  • Waste
  • Other Definitions of Waste Types
  • Directive Waste
  • Controlled Waste
  • Commercial Waste
  • Industrial Waste
  • Municipal Waste
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Non-Hazardous Waste
  • Inert Waste
  • Biodegradable Waste
  • Active and Inactive Waste
  • Other Waste Related Definitions