20 01 21* – fluorescent tubes and other mercury-containing waste

Chapter

20

municipal wastes (household waste and similar commercial, industrial and institutional wastes) including separately collected fractions

Sub-Chapter

20 01

separately collected fractions (except 15 01)

Individual Entry

EWC Code

20 01 21*

Description

fluorescent tubes and other mercury-containing waste

Entry Type

Absolute Hazardous

* Signifies Hazardous Waste

EWC Code: 20 01 21* - fluorescent tubes and other mercury-containing waste. Type: Absolute Hazardous. Image by Dsposal

Absolute Hazardous - A waste that falls under an absolute hazardous entry is always hazardous. If that waste has no hazardous properties the absolute hazardous entry still applies. The law does not allow another entry to be applied to that waste.