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WASTE MANAGEMENT

“In the end we will conserve only what we love, we will love only what we understand, and we will understand only what we are taught

—Baba Dioum, Senegalese conservationist”

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the principles of waste management and the ubiquitous nature of waste, which was a resource till the moment it was declared a waste.
  • Identify the economic, strategic and health benefits of managing waste by the firms.
  • Appreciate the changing dimension of waste management with the increasing generation of e-wastes, nuclear wastes, hospital wastes and other hazardous wastes.
  • Know the responsibilities and paths available to manufacturers and customers to participate in reducing waste in the environment.

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