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Waste Management

Waste Management

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Published by Allen A. Espinosa

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Published by: Allen A. Espinosa on Mar 17, 2012
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Waste Management:
practical application ofthe new ethical concepts ofEco-Ethics International Union
 
Adapted from:
Waste Management by CaturaoSolid Waste Management by Galang
 
What are Wastes?
Basel Convention Definition of Wastes
 “substances or objects which are disposed of or
are intended to be disposed of or are required
to be disposed of by the provisions of the law” 
 Disposal means
 “any operation which may lead to resource
recovery, recycling, reclamation, direct re-useor alternative uses (Annex IVB of the Basel
convention)” 
 
 
Kinds of Wastes
Solid wastes:
domestic, commercial andindustrial wastes especially common as co-disposal of wastes
Examples:
 plastics, styrofoam containers, bottles,cans, papers, scrap iron, and other trash
Liquid Wastes:
 
wastes in liquid form
Examples:
domestic washings, chemicals, oils, wastewater from ponds, manufacturingindustries and other sources
 

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