Pollution Control and Waste Management in Developing Countries

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A comprehensive, practical view of environmental management, this book records the experience gained through regional seminars in Africa over several years. It uses real examples to illustrate the points it makes. Subjects covered are: air pollution; coastal and marine pollution; managing domestic, industrial, mining, biomedical, nuclear and radioactive waste; solid waste re-use and recycling; waste water treatment; bioremediation; microbiological assessment and monitoring of pollutants; laboratory waste management; moving hazardous waste between nations; best practice for building a distributed waste network.

The book will be of tremendous benefit to policy-makers, non-governmental organisations, intergovernmental organisations, university and research institutions as well as concerned citizens.



A Review of Solid Waste Management in Developing Countries with Reference to Botswana

Solid Waste Management is a serious issue which must not be treated lightly and its examination should not be confined to its narrow and technical definition, said the Minister David Magang at the closing of a Waste Management Workshop at Gaborone Sun on June 8th, 1993. The Minister said it was "essential to take a broad approach of waste management because of wastes impact on the environment and natural resources".


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