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Chemicals and Waste

Definition(s)

The total supervision of waste production, handling, processing, storage, and transport from its point of generation to its final acceptable disposal. (Source:GEMET-HMD / ISEP)

Hierarchy

Alternative labels:
Management of waste
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In other languages

French
gestion des déchets
Russian
управление отходами
Spanish
gestión de residuos
Arabic
إدارة المخلفات

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with Waste management

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Basel Convention
Convention on Migratory Species
Stockholm Convention
World Heritage Convention
Offshore Protocol
Governing Council
Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution
Jeddah Convention
Bamako Convention
Minamata Convention on Mercury
United Nations Environment Assembly

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