Waste Streams Defined

Waste Streams Defined

The following are brief definitions covering the spectrum of waste streams collected and processed by Southwaste. Because terms have a tendency of overlapping into others, you will see that each waste stream has its own unique characteristic and, as such, has its own specialized handling and processing requirement.


  • What is Brown Grease?

  • What is Grit?

  • What is Lint?

  • What is Sludge?

  • What is Septage?

  • What is Food Waste?

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