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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.

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Solid Waste Reuse and Recycling

The aim of this chapter is to examine the current status of solid waste reuse and recycling and to examine the advantages and disadvantages of these activities in economic, public health, social and environmental terms (with particular reference to Botswana). Having outlined these aspects, the role of government, industry and non-governmental organizations is explored and the framework for a strategy to increase reuse and recycling is outlined.

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