Waste Management Evaluations and Sustainability
The term waste management is generally used to define the set of practices necessary to collect, transport, dispose of, recycle, and monitor municipal solid waste.
The term waste management is generally used to define the set of practices necessary to collect, transport, dispose of, recycle, and monitor municipal solid waste. Wastes are managed for several reasons, for example, to avoid adverse effects on human health, to obtain resources, and to protect the environment. In other term, waste management is a fundamental component of each country strategy for achieving SDGs, as it contributes to improving living conditions and human health.
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