2. “Management” means the collection, transport and disposal of hazardous wastes or other wastes, including after-care of disposal sites;
4. Taking into account the needs of developing countries, co-operation between Parties and the competent international organizations is encouraged to promote, inter alia, public awareness, the development of sound management of hazardous wastes and other wastes and the adoption of new low-waste technologies.
Measures to Reduce or Eliminate Releases from Intentional Production and Use
(i) (i) For the purpose of environmentally sound disposal as set forth in paragraph 1 (d) of Article 6; or
(ii) (ii) For a use or purpose which is permitted for that Party under Annex A or Annex B;
(i) (i) For the purpose of environmentally sound disposal as set forth in paragraph 1 (d) of Article 6;
(ii) (ii) To a Party which is permitted to use that chemical under Annex A or Annex B; or
Measures to Reduce or Eliminate Releases from Stockpiles and Wastes
1 1. In order to ensure that stockpiles consisting of or containing chemicals listed either in Annex A or Annex B and wastes, including products and articles upon becoming wastes, consisting of, containing or contaminated with a chemical listed in Annex A, B or C, are managed in a manner protective of human health and the environment, each Party shall:
Treaty is tagged with waste management
Minamata Convention on Mercury
Article 11 Mercury wastes
Article is tagged with waste management
Convention on Migratory Species (CMS)
Guidelines for AGREEMENTS
i) i) prevention, reduction or control of the release into the habitat of the migratory species of substances harmful to that migratory species;
Article 9: IMPLEMENTATION AND FURTHER DEVELOPMENT OF THE COOPERATIVE PROGRAMME FOR THE MONITORING AND EVALUATION OF THE LONG-RANGE TRANSMISSION OF AIR POLLUTANTS IN EUROPE
(h) the need to monitor chemical components in other media such as water, soil and vegetation, as well as a similar monitoring programme to record effects on health and environment
Article I: Definitions
6. “Harmful substance”: Any substance whose introduction or presence in the marine environment causes a danger threatening or impairing that environment.
Article 2 Scope of the Convention
2. Wastes which, as a result of being radioactive, are subject to any international control systems, including international instruments, applying specifically to radioactive materials, are included in the scope of this Convention.
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