Recent Examples on the WebOther waste included strapping bands used in packaging, polythene bags and rubber tires.
Fox News, 8 July 2019 Leakage of 50% peroxide onto supporting pallets under polythene sheeting led to spontaneous ignition and a fierce fire.
Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, 28 Sep. 2018
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