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Document ID (ISN)64410
CIS number 95-1031
ISBN(s) 92-807-1428-7
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Title Wastes and their treatment - Information sources
Bibliographic information INFOTERRA Programme Activity Centre, The Global Environmental Information Exchange Network, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), P.O. Box 30552, Nairobi, Kenya, 1994. xvi, 1152p. Index.
Abstract This directory lists organizational sources of information on wastes and their treatment. Organizations are listed by geographical area and include the following details: contact name and address; brief description of activities; working language; geographical coverage; type of organization; terms of access. A subject index is included. Also provided is an international annotated bibliography on industrial wastes classified into 12 major themes with an author and subject index. An introductory chapter outlines the problems of hazardous waste management and the activities of UNEP and INFOTERRA.
Descriptors (primary) disposal of harmful waste; INFOTERRA; UNEP; safety and health documentation; waste disposal; pollution control; industrial waste
Descriptors (secondary) transport of materials; storage; directory; sampling and analysis; bibliography; legislation
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUN
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Safety and health information
Waste collection and disposal
Pollution control