International Trade in Hazardous Waste by D.K Asante-Duah
By D.K Asante-Duah
This ebook discusses the necessity for a regulated and educated discussion board for overseas exchange in detrimental waste. The authors argue that with cautious making plans, overall healthiness and ecological hazards should be minimized and web financial advantages learned relatively. The publication examines the main parameters that are supposed to be thought of through strength buying and selling international locations to make sure an optimally secure and at the same time worthwhile partnership. The authors supply entire assurance of the political, environmental, commercial and fiscal concerns considering this advanced and more and more debatable perform.
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DDT and other pesticides) are sometimes exported to other non-OECD countries, potentially causing human health and environmental problems in the destination countries. Notwithstanding the shortcomings, the OECD probably has the best waste management strategies worthy of emulation by the global community; the OECD waste control options, ranked in order of desirability from the point of view of environmental impeccability, are enumerated as follows (OECD, 1993). 1. Reduction of waste generation by use of efficient manufacturing processes, reduction of disposable material in consumer goods and/or increase of products durability.
Within the EU countries alone, it is estimated that between 600 000 and 800 000 tonnes of chlorinated solvents were used in 1989; of that, methylene chloride accounted for the largest portion of approximately 160 000 tonnes, followed by trichloroethylene (TCE), perchloroethylene (PCE), and 1, 1, 1trichloroethane (1, 1, 1-TCA) at approximately 130000 tonnes each (CEC, 1992). Residual wastes from the use of these chlorinated solvents in the EU countries is estimated to be about 200 000 tonnes, with only approximately 90 000 tonnes being recycled.
3 (continued) 38 Global dimensions of waste disposal practices amongst the developed countries, but no single technology can universally be applied with equal success to all waste types and in all geographical regions. In fact, treatment processes can be, and usually are, combined into process trains for more effective removal of hazardous materials from waste stream. 3 presents a summary of the treatment options commonly employed in a variety of waste management programmes. It is apparent that several countries have been relying predominantly on landfill for disposing of their waste.