Home Waste types Hazardous Waste

Hazardous Waste


Basel Convention Open-ended Working Group

posted on 3 July 2012 by Sameera
The meeting will focus on matters related to the work programme of the Open-ended Working Group for 2012–2013: (a) Strategic issues: (i) Strategic framework; (ii) Basel Convention regional and coordinating centres; (iii) Basel Convention...

Toxics Link

posted on 12 July 2010 by verele
Toxics Link has unique expertise in the areas of hazardous, medical and municipal wastes, as well as in specific issues such as the international waste trade, and the emerging issues of pesticides and POPs.

Software for Environmental Awareness (SEAHOME)

posted on 15 July 2010 by verele
This website offers a tool to learn to safely and efficiently manage waste, and particularly hazardous waste, in the home. It has been developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Region 5 and Purdue University who have worked...

Hospital Waste Management in the Philippines

posted on 23 September 2010 by Anonymous
This study was designed to understand and document the waste management practices especially for toxic and hazardous waste in the health care sector. Specifically, it contains two case studies of tertiary hospitals in Metro Manila. These case studies...

Hazardous Waste- Resource Recovery: Existing Practices

posted on 8 October 2010 by Anonymous
This document describes how hazardous wastes are recovered and reprocessed by informal small-scale enterprises. It is intended primarily for non-governmental organizations that support small entrepreneurs in the improvement of economic, environmental...

Waste Maps and Graphics

posted on 20 October 2010 by Anonymous
GRID-Arendal, the collaborating centre of the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP), publishes illustrations on various aspects of waste. The illustrations have primarily been prepared in cooperation with the Basel Convention...

Summaries of EU Legislation for Waste Management

posted on 17 March 2011 by Anonymous
The EUROPA website provides a uselful summary of all main legislative documents or provisions for waste management practices. The information is provided classified into different categories including: General Framework Hazardous Waste Waste...