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Vocabulary Term Details

Waste management

Definition (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waste_management)

Waste management is the collection, transport, processing or disposal, managing and monitoring of waste materials. The term usually relates to materials produced by human activity, and the process is generally undertaken to reduce their effect on health, the environment or aesthetics. (Wikipedia)

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Broader TermsNarrower TermsRelated Terms
Resource management
Recycling
Waste disposal
Waste treatment
Biodegradability
Bioremediation
Pollution control
Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive
Waste legislation
Waste management licenses

This term is used for the following terms: 
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Approved Date
06-Nov-2013

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