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Document ID (ISN)100391
CIS number 02-1283
ISSN - Serial title 0373-1944 - Travail et sÚcuritÚ
Year 2002
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Brasseur G.
Title Waste treatment - A changing industry
Original title Traitement des dÚchets - Une industrie en mutation [in French]
Bibliographic information Apr. 2002, No.617, p.16-27. Illus. 1 ref.
Abstract According to the provisions of French regulations concerning waste recycling, only inert waste will be accepted in landfills from July 2002 onwards. This will have significant effects on the waste management industry, since it will require the development of whole new recycling and energy recovery processes. Contents of this special feature on the waste management industry: regulatory aspects; figures concerning the volumes of waste generated in France; definition of waste; safety and health in the waste management industry; design of new waste processing plants; description of a new hospital waste treatment unit.
Descriptors (primary) garbage processing; plant safety and health organization; recycling of materials; waste disposal
Descriptors (secondary) overhead walkways and platforms; refuse collection; legal aspects; France; heat recovery; biological hazards; garbage incineration; in-plant transport; incinerators; hospitals; garbage composting
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Waste collection and disposal