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Pollution Control and Waste Management in Developing Countries

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A comprehensive, practical view of environmental management, this book records the experience gained through regional seminars in Africa over several years. It uses real examples to illustrate the points it makes. Subjects covered are: air pollution; coastal and marine pollution; managing domestic, industrial, mining, biomedical, nuclear and radioactive waste; solid waste re-use and recycling; waste water treatment; bioremediation; microbiological assessment and monitoring of pollutants; laboratory waste management; moving hazardous waste between nations; best practice for building a distributed waste network.



The book will be of tremendous benefit to policy-makers, non-governmental organisations, intergovernmental organisations, university and research institutions as well as concerned citizens.

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Transboundary Movement of Hazardous Waste

This chapter discusses the different categories of hazardous wastes generated all over the world from a variety of industrial, agricultural, research and development processes, and from science and technology and military operations. It also considers the ways in which these materials cross political, social, cultural, environmental and geological boundaries. Legal and legislative aspects in the movement of hazardous wastes is incorporated in the paper.

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