Utah State University Extension
Waste products are an inevitable result of daily living. While some types of waste are harmless, a significant number are potentially hazardous to our health and the environment. Waste products are hazardous if they are toxic, corrosive, flammable or explosive.
Mesner, Nancy, "How to Protect Your Water from Hazardous Waste - Homeowner Fact Sheet" (2012). All Current Publications. Paper 1201.