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Export of Hazardous Wastes and Other Wastes from Switzerland in 1997

Export of Hazardous Wastes and Other Wastes from Switzerland in 1997

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Year: 2006 Author: UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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This graphic shows the amounts of hazardous waste exported from Switzerland in 1997 according to export data and according to import data, as reported by parties to the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal. It also shows the amount of waste that was disposed of, and the methods of disposal used, according to both sets of data. The graphic also illustrates the amount and type of materials that were recycled according to both sets of data. No information is presented on waste that was handled according to 'unspecified or mixed operations'. Note: Category Y19-Y45 refers to wastes having as constituents various hazardous substances. Further explanation of Y categories can be found in Appendix 2 of the Guide to the Basel Convention Control System for Hazardous Wastes at http://www.basel.int/pub/instruct.html#appendix2.
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