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  • Chemical Waste

    Chemical waste is produced by or contains hazardous chemical substances. It may or may not be considered hazardous waste.

  • Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs)

    CFCs are chemical compounds used in refrigeration systems that damage the earth’s ozone layer.

  • Compact Fluorescent Lamp (CFL)

    Small fluorescent lamps used as more efficient alternatives to incandescent lighting. They are also referred to as PL, CFL, Twin-Tube, or BIAX lamps.

  • Compactor

    An industrial device that presses waste to reduce its volume.

  • Compliance Scheme

    A Compliance Scheme allows producers to meet their obligations (producer responsibility) by registering and financing the collection, treatment, recovery and environmentally sound disposal of waste with the relevant national authority.

  • Corporate Social Responsibility

    This is a practice through which companies integrate social and environmental awareness-raising activities in their core operations.

  • CRT

    The cathode ray tube or CRT is an “old style” television or computer monitor. It is composed of a vacuum tube with an electron gun and a fluorescent screen used to form light images on the fluorescent screen.