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High Profit, Low Risk

The main drivers of the trade in hazardous waste appear to be the high costs of proper treatment and the opportunities for illegal actors to operate in a market with relatively low risks and high financial benefit. In addition, low shipping costs and demand for certain types of used goods and constituents in some countries can be a driver for the illegal export of waste to developing countries (Bisschop 2012). For any form of publication, please include the link to this page: www.grida.no/resources/8053

Year: 2015

From collection: Waste Crime - Waste Risks

Cartographer: Riccardo Pravettoni

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