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Basel Convention, 2006
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Transboundary movements of waste among Parties to the Convention
Describing and quantifying global trade in waste is difficult. The official figures compiled by the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal are a good start,
but have their limitations. Reporting is based on collaboration by member states and the Convention has no means of obliging any state to do so.