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Uploaded on Saturday 25 Feb 2012
Global hazardous waste generation by type as reported by the parties to the Basel Convention for the years 1993-2000
Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Hazardous wastes can often be recycled in an environmentally sound manner. Wastes that cannot be recycled
must be treated to reduce the toxicity and the ability of the constituents to move throughout the environment. Treatment residues must be safely stored to avoid spills and leaks. (US Environmental Protection Agency).