The term "hazardous waste" as used in this code shall mean a solid waste, or combination of solid wastes, which because of its quantity, concentration or physical, chemical or infectious characteristics may:
   (A)   Cause, or significantly contribute to an increase in mortality or an increase in serious irreversible or incapacitating reversible illness; or
   (B)   Pose a substantial present or potential hazard to human health or the environment when improperly treated, stored, transported or disposed of, or otherwise managed. (Ord. 92-2342, 12-7-1992)