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Chemicals and Waste

Definition(s)

Waste generated by residential households and comprised of any material no longer wanted or needed. (Source: GEMET/EED)

Hierarchy

Broader: waste
Related terms:
household waste
solid waste

In other languages

French
ordures ménagères
Russian
бытовой мусор
Spanish
residuos domésticos
Chinese, Simplified
家庭废弃物
Arabic
مخلفات منزلية

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with domestic waste

You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with domestic waste. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
Basel Convention
Stockholm Convention
United Nations Environment Assembly