Magazine Articles | Pollution | VOL.12, ISSUE 73 July-August 2012 |

Managing India’s Hazardous Wastes

Hazardous wastes, bulk of which is generated by industries, can pollute and adversely affect human health if managed poorly. The effective management of such wastes is therefore essential. India urgently needs an appropriate strategy for generators of wastes and recyclers; regulatory bodies and operators of the facilities to treat and dispose hazardous wastes in an environmentally sound manner. Various interventions such as regulatory and institutional framework, technical guidelines, development of individual and common facilities for recycle-recovery-reuse, inventory, treatment and disposal...

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