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Whole Foods to Pay for “Mishandling” Hazardous Waste

September 26, 2018

Via: Waste360

Whole Foods has been ordered to pay more than $1.6 million for mishandling hazardous waste throughout California.

According to the district attorneys’ complaint, Whole Foods, Mrs. Gooch’s Natural Food Markets and WFM-WO Inc. mishandled hazardous wastes and materials throughout the state over a five-year span. The hazardous wastes and materials included batteries, ignitable liquids and other flammable, reactive, toxic materials.

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