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Number: The Univeral Waste Rule
Subject: Resduos Slidos Urbanos
Issued by: EPA
Signature Date/Year: 3/ 2001
Summary: As part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) commitment to reinvent environmental regulations, the Agency recently issued the "Universal Waste Rule." This rule is designed to reduce the amount of hazardous waste items in the municipal solid waste (MSW) stream, encourage recycling and proper disposal of certain common hazardous wastes, and reduce the regulatory burden on businesses that generate these wastes