10.5.1 Household hazardous waste
You may think that hazardous waste is only produced in factories and hospitals, but you should be aware of household hazardous wastes. These are wastes produced in normal households that have any of the hazardous properties listed above. This could include bleaches and some cleaning products, batteries, paints, pesticides, and pharmaceuticals (Figure 10.7).
10.5 Types of hazardous waste
10.6 Management of hazardous waste