National Solid Waste Management Strategy

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National Solid Waste Management Strategy

By | October 2010
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Environmental Council of Zambia

National Solid Waste Management Strategy for Zambia

September 2004

TABLE OF CONTENTS
List of Tables Abbreviations 1.0 iii vi 1 vii

Acknowledgements

Introduction to the strategy

1.1 BACKGROUND .................................................................................................................................................. 1 1.2 THE OPERATIONAL LEGAL AND REGULATORY FRAMEWORK OF THE STRATEGY ............................................ 2 1.2.1 Waste management Regulations.............................................................................................................. 2 1.2.2 Hazardous Waste Management Regulations .......................................................................................... 2 1.2.3 Other Supporting pieces of legislation .............................................................................................. 3 1.2.4 International Conventions related to Waste Management................................................................ 3 2.0 An overview of the current status of waste management 4 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.3.1 2.4 2.4.1 2.4.2 2.4.3 DOMESTIC WASTE ................................................................................................................................... 4 COMMERCIAL WASTE .............................................................................................................................. 4 INDUSTRIAL WASTE................................................................................................................................. 4 Mine Waste ......................................................................................................................................... 5 HAZARDOUS WASTE ................................................................................................................................ 5 Health Care Waste...

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