Legislative Decree 22/97 defines industrial waste as:

a) waste from agricultural and agro-industrial activities;
b) waste generated by demolition and construction activities as well as hazardous waste from quarrying activities;
c) waste produced by industrial operations;
d) waste produced by artisan operations;
e) waste produced by commercial operations;
f) waste produced by the service industry;
g) waste generated by waste recovery and disposal activities, sludge produced by water treatment plants (including plants that produce drinking-quality water), and sludge produced by waste water treatment plants and flue-gas treatment systems;
h) waste from hospitals, clinics, etc.;
i) damaged and obsolete machinery and equipment;
j) out-of-use motor vehicles, trailers, etc., and parts thereof.

Source: Courtesy of Ambiente, an Eni Group Company

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