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Waste management hierarchy

Greening the waste sector refers to a shift from less-preferred waste treatment and disposal methods such as incineration (without energy recovery) and different forms of landfilling towards the “three Rs”: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. The strategy is to move upstream in the waste management hierarchy based on the internationally recognised approach of Integrated Solid Waste Management (ISWM)(UNEP 2011).

Year: 2013

From collection: SIDS-FOCUSED Green Economy: An Analysis of Challenges and Opportunities

Cartographer: GRID-Arendal

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