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Chemicals and Waste

Definition(s)

Any process or combination of processes that changes the chemical, physical or biological composition or character of any waste or reduces or removes its harmful properties or characteristics for any purpose. (Source: HMD)

In other languages

French
traitement des déchets
Russian
переработка отходов
Spanish
tratamiento de residuos
Chinese, Simplified
废料处理
Arabic
معالجة المخلفات

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with waste treatment

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