Any substance which constitutes a scrap material, an effluent or other unwanted surplus arising from the application of any process or any substance or article which requires to be disposed of which has been broken, worn out, contaminated or otherwise spoiled; this is supplemented with anything which is discarded otherwise dealt with as if it were waste shall be presumed to be waste unless the contrary is proved.
Western Climate Initiative (WCI)
A regional agreement including the U.S. states Arizona, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, and Washington and the Canadian provinces British Columbia, Manitoba, and Quebec that attempts to curb emissions through market-based reduction mechanisms. Other Western U.S. states, Canadian provinces, and Mexican states participate as observers. Previously known as the Western Regional Climate Action Initiative or WRCAI.