Definitions for "Special Waste"
Defined by the Environmental Protection (Special Waste) Regulations 1996 (as amended) and is broadly any waste on the European Hazardous Waste List that has one or more of fourteen defined hazardous properties.
non-hazardous waste requiring special handling for disposal
a hybrid of hazardous and nonhazardous wastes posing some limited amount of health or environmental risks due to physical or toxicological properties.