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Resource Conservation and Recovery Act

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act

Learn about solid and hazardous wastes and how these wastes are managed.

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Waste can be defined as a wide variety of undesirable and discarded products, materials or chemicals. To protect human health and the environment, waste must be properly disposed of and regulated. In this lesson, you’ll learn about solid and hazardous wastes and how these wastes are managed under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.

The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, or RCRA is one of the two main sources of law that regulates waste in the U.S., along with CERCLA, or the...