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About the difficulties of classifying waste (and counting it)

Year: 2006
From collection: Vital Waste Graphics 2
Author: Emmanuelle Bournay
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A multitude of approaches exists to classify the various categories of waste. Waste can be sorted either by its origin (what activity has created it?), by its composition (what is it made of?), by the level of danger it poses to humans and the environment, or by the way it is managed and treated. Each of these approaches will lead to a list of wastes, and often those definitions are overlapping – yet another fact that complicates the collection and interpretation of data about waste.
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