National definition of waste used for the purpose of transboundary movements of waste exists in Lesotho.
Waste means hazardous and non-hazardous waste which includes the following substances and any of their combination which are discarded or are accumulated or stored by any person for the purpose of recovery, recycling or disposal:(a) undesirable or superfluous by-products; (b) residue or remainder of any process or activity; (c) any gaseous, liquid or solid matter.
National definition of hazardous waste used for the purpose of transboundary movements of waste exists in Lesotho.
Hazardous waste means waste which has the potential to have significant adverse effect on human health or the environment on account of its inherent chemical and physical characteristics, such as toxicity, flammability, corrosiveness, carcinogenicity or other properties.
There are no wastes defined as, or considered to be hazardous wastes by national legislation in accordance with Art. 1, para 1(b) of the Basel Convention.
In Lesotho there are no wastes other than those pursuant to Art. 1 (1)a and/or Art. 1 (1)b of the Basel Convention that require special consideration when subjected to transboundary movement.