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UACPA, 2002; Commission Decision 2001/118/EC on the European List of Wastes (2001)
Uploaded on Wednesday 22 Feb 2012
Typical hazardous wastes generated by selected manufacturing industries
Industry is the top producer of waste in developed countries. A large proportion of industrial waste is hazardous, because industrial processes often involve chemicals. Cleaner production – reducing the amount of problematic components in a product and additives
used in the production process – waste avoidance and a life cycle approach to waste management are attempts in the right direction.