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Major merchandise ports [and likely waste transit points]

Major merchandise ports [and likely waste transit points]

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Uploaded 22 Feb 2012 by GRID-Arendal
Year: 2006
From collection: Vital Waste Graphics 2
Author: Philippe Rekacewicz, Emmanuelle Bournay
Description:
Unscrupulous waste trade became a serious concern in the 1980s due to three converging factors: increasing amounts of hazardous waste; inadequate processing plants; and stricter regulations in the developed world with growing environmental awareness. Managing special waste streams properly became expensive, apparently too costly for some. Filthy shipments started travelling round the world.
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