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19. SUSTAINABLE MARITIME INDUSTRY Waste fraction to be sorted Dangerous waste Dangerous waste is such waste that may have one or more of the following properties: fire or explosion risks, potential infection risk, or other properties dangerous to health and environment. Dangerous waste must be stored properly in the containers designed for such waste or in other covered, sealed and waterproof containers. Penetration of dangerous waste into the soil, ground water, surface water and sewer should be prevented. To prevent leaks dangerous waste must be packed tightly to withstand transportation and handling. Various types of dangerous waste should not be intermingled with one another; or with other types of waste or substances. DID YOU KNOW? Scrap metal can be melted and used almost indefinitely. Use of recycled steel saves 40% of the energy required to produce steel from virgin material! Each container of dangerous waste must be labeled with a dangerous waste label containing the following information: name of the dangerous waste, holder (company / person) as well as dangerous properties of the waste. When handling dangerous waste use appropriate protective equipment depending on hazardous properties of the waste; warning symbols are visible on the package or container. You can get information, help or advice on transporting waste from hazardous waste expert. Remember to label the waste! Production facilities, Administrative facilities offices Waste-to-energy Paper, cardboard Glass Biowaste Plastics Metal, cables Landfill waste / mixed waste Dangerous waste 93


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