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Waste Policy: International Regulation, Comparative and Contextual Perspectives / Alexander Gillespie

Author/Creator:
Gillespie, Alexander, author.
Publication:
Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : b Edward Elgar Publishing, [2015]
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 230 pages ; 24 cm.
Series:
New horizons in environmental and energy law.
New Horizons In Environmental and Energy Law
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Subjects:
Refuse and refuse disposal -- Law and legislation.
Hazardous wastes -- Law and legislation.
Factory and trade waste -- Law and legislation.
Environmental law.
Refuse and refuse disposal.
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: 1.Introduction
2.Five certainties on waste
1.Introduction
2.Unwanted solid material of no further use
3.The costs of disposal and their implications
4.The international connection
5.Zero waste and waste minimisation
6.The growth in production
7.Conclusion
3.The waste hierarchy
1.Introduction
2.The solid waste hierarchy
3.Prevention
4.Conclusion
4.Recycling
1.Introduction
2.Recycling, reuse, recovery and reclamation
3.Law and policy
4.Recycling and the Basel Convention
5.Economic and environmental contexts
6.Where the market is tepid
7.Where the market is voracious
8.Conclusion
5.Disposal into the air
1.Introduction
2.Open burning
3.Controlled burning
4.The risks of controlled burning
5.Managing the risk
6.Conclusion
6.Disposal into The land
1.Introduction
2.Beginnings
3.Emerging problems
4.Evolving standards
5.Conclusion
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781784715878
1784715875
OCLC:
914593962