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The Ultimate Glossary of Waste and Recycling Terms

Your guide to waste terminology and recycling terms is here. Check out this post to learn more about commonly used phrases and tools within the waste industry. 

Waste and recycling knowledge goes beyond deciphering signage and separating materials. To help you take your terminology to the next level, we’ve created a glossary of waste and recycling terms. Included in this guide are some insights into different types of waste containers and answers to your questions like, “what is a secure chemical landfill?”

Pop into this guide for a crash course in commonly used waste terms, types of containers, equipment, and more. 

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