"The International Toxic Wastes Trade" traces the origins and nature of hazardous waste generation and export, and provides an analysis of national and international policies affecting hazardous waste export and transportation. Additionaly, specific recommendations are offered to alleviate this serious global problem. In analyzing the problems of current and past waste practices, the volume uses five criteria: environment and development, efficiency, risk, equity, and sustainability. In formulating recommendations for future directions, it explores these factors as well as the practicality of specific policies. Considered essential are the redefinition of national sovereignty to allow for international inspection, the strengthening of international protocols and information/technology transfer mechanisms, and the creative use of liability systems. Source reduction and pollution prevention are argued to be the preferred approaches to minimizing waste. Significant infrastructure improvements in both legislative frameworks and management systems will have to accompany such changes, and are also explored. This book should be of interest to personnel dealing with hazardous waste, environmental managers and toxicologists.
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Descrizione libro Thomson Learning, 1992. Condizione libro: Good. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Codice libro della libreria GRP82323471
Descrizione libro Thomson Learning. Condizione libro: Good. . Writing inside. Codice libro della libreria N06C-01513
Descrizione libro Van Nostrand, New York, 1992. Paperback. Condizione libro: VERY GOOD. 203 pgs. Unmarked, sound binding. Very slight shelf wear to cover, otherwise like new! **We provide professional service and individual attention to your order, daily shipments, and sturdy packaging. FREE TRACKING ON ALL SHIPMENTS WITHIN USA. Codice libro della libreria 30496
Descrizione libro Thomson Learning, 1992. Large Paperback. Condizione libro: VERY GOOD. Large blue softcover. From a personal library (sticker at base of spine) otherwise like new. **We provide professional service and individual attention to your order, daily shipments, and sturdy packaging. FREE TRACKING ON ALL SHIPMENTS WITHIN USA. Codice libro della libreria 30262