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solid waste

Garbage, rubbish, trash, refuse, or sludge, as well as other discarded materials produced by agricultural, community, industrial, home, medical, mining, or municipal processes. Efforts to limit the environmental impact of solid waste, from the point of production through recovery processes to disposal and recycling, are known as solid waste management.
See also: waste
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'When Secretary Roy Cimatu put me as in-charge of solid waste management commission, we improved the passage of the 10-year solid waste management plans,' he noted.
He added that solid waste management is a collective responsibility that requires all the generators to ensure the environment free from Health risk.
Advocate Ahmed argued that the burning of the solid waste was not only causing environmental pollution, but also diseases.
He requested and demanded to immediately take away all the solid waste dumping from the area, adding that now Ring Road became a residential area and the smoke of these solid waste increasing diseases among aged people and children.
* Of the 22.04 million tons of solid waste reported in 2016, about 12.8 million tons were municipal solid waste, which is trash from households and businesses.
Despite of the fact that there are many polices being formulated for the protection of the environment from solid waste but these policies are only implemented in cities.
The city government said it has appropriated P464.2 million for its solid waste program and vowed to act on the COA findings.
Keywords - Solid waste management system, solid waste, R.A.
79% of Economic Establishments have Separated Chemical Solid Waste Collected 1-3 Times Weekly Data indicated that in 2013 78.9% of economic establishments in Palestine had separated chemical solid waste collected 1-3 times per week, while 31.9% of economic establishments had hazardous separated solid waste collected 4-6 times per week.
RAMALLAH, February 4, 2013 (WAFA) -- The Japanese development agency, JICA, and the Ministry of Local Government signed Monday a $10 million agreement on developing solid waste treatment plants in the West Bank, according to a Local Government statement.
Speaking at an international symposium on 'Solid Waste Management' in Islamabad, she described types and composition of solid waste in different countries and methods used to manage it.
Islamabad -- Pakistan can save a big chunk of budgetary allocations by using solid waste to generate electricity and gas that can help in overcome the persistent energy crisis in the country and the Capital Development Authority (CDA) is all set to launch a pilot project to act as a role model for other cities.

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