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The evolution of hazardous waste programs

lessons from eight countries

by Katherine N Probst

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Published by Resources for the Future in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hazardous wastes -- Management,
  • Hazardous wastes -- Law and legislation,
  • Hazardous waste treatment facilities -- Finance

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references

    Statementby Katherine N. Probst and Thomas C. Beierle
    ContributionsBeierle, Thomas C
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD1030 .P75 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 102 p. ;
    Number of Pages102
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16947545M
    ISBN 101891853015, 0891853015
    LC Control Number99021298

    The Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) program staff would like to thank the words in a reference book. The test will contain items at various levels of cognitive ability. Consequently, it is Hazardous Materials and Hazardous Waste Management Solid Waste, Medical Waste Management. This is a highly hazardous form of medical waste that’s either carcinogenic, teratogenic, or mutagenic. It can include cytotoxic drugs intended for use in cancer treatment. General Non-Regulated Medical Waste. Also called non-hazardous waste, this type doesn’t pose any particular chemical, biological, physical, or radioactive danger.

    The waste materials gathered in junk removal processes and reaching landfills can be approached differently depending on their properties. Their classification can be done according to their physical state (solid, liquid, gaseous), their source (household waste, industrial waste, agricultural waste), their treatment (primary, secondary, ultimate) or their dangerousness .   Household Hazardous Waste Collection and Prescription Drug Take-Back Programs. Consumers should contact their local public recycling program office to find out about household hazardous waste collection. In some areas, collection sites are open on a regular basis, either every business day or for a couple days each week. In other areas, special Author: Helen Lyle.

    "In the beginning we knew them as scavengers. Then as garbagemen. Then solid waste haulers. Then the dispensers of sophisticated environmental services. The changing language charts the evolution of a huge industry. No company better represents this industry than Waste Management, today the largest and most successful provider of environmental management .   A Salty Solution for Nuclear Waste The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, known locally as WIPP (pronounced "whip"), opened in after decades of back and forth between state and federal regulators.


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Hazardous Waste Program Development: A Multistage Process In this chapter, we first describe the major stages in the evolution of environmental programs generally, with a focus on hazardous waste.

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