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BIOLOGICAL WASTE

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Definition:
Biological waste is waste containing mostly natural organic materials (remains of plants, animal excrement, biological sludge from waste-water treatment plants and so forth).

Source Publication:
Glossary of Environment Statistics, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 67, United Nations, New York, 1997.

Cross References:
Waste

Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics - Waste

Created on Monday, November 19, 2001

Last updated on Monday, November 19, 2001