National Solid Waste Management Strategy

ISO 14000 Recycling Waste

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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