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SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT

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French Equivalent: Gestion des déchets solides

Definition:
Solid waste management refers to the supervised handling of waste material from generation at the source through the recovery processes to disposal.

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

Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Monday, November 26, 2001