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Name: Systems of Waste Management
ID: m41572
Language: English (en)
Summary: In this module, the following topics are covered: 1) the environmental regulations governing the management of solid and hazardous wastes, radioactive waste and medical waste, 2) the environmental concerns with the growing quantities and improper management of wastes being generated, and 3) integrated waste management strategies.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: Aerobic, Anaerobic, Bioaccumulation, Biological Treatment, Compost, Corrosivity, Digestion, Genetic Effects, High Level Radioactive Waste (HLW), Ignitability, Incineration, Integrated Waste Management, Landfills, Leachate, Low-Level Radioactive Waste (LLW), Mechanical Biological Treatment (MBT), Medical Waste, Mill Tailings, Municipal Solid Waste (MSW), Pollution Prevention, Radioactive Waste, Reactivity, Recycling, Reuse, Solid Waste, Somatic Effects, Toxicity, Transuranic Radioactive Waste (TRU), Waste Minimization, Waste Prevention, Waste to Energy
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: Krishna Reddy (
Copyright Holders: U of I Open Source Textbook Initiative (
Maintainers: U of I Open Source Textbook Initiative (

Latest version: 1.5 (history)
First publication date: Nov 1, 2011 1:14 pm -0500
Last revision to module: Apr 27, 2012 4:00 pm -0500


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Version History

Version: 1.5 Apr 27, 2012 4:00 pm -0500 by U of I Open Source Textbook Initiative
Fix link to Figure Hierarchy of Waste Management (mwl)

Version: 1.4 Apr 27, 2012 3:58 pm -0500 by U of I Open Source Textbook Initiative
Fix capitalization of glossary terms (mwl)

Version: 1.3 Jan 22, 2012 5:03 pm -0600 by U of I Open Source Textbook Initiative
1) Remove number from title; 2) fix headings; 3) Remove numbers from Figure Captions; 4) bold Figure title in content; 5) Fix titles of Figures; 6)  capitalize "module" 7) add keywords and summary (mwl)

Version: 1.2 Jan 18, 2012 10:48 am -0600 by U of I Open Source Textbook Initiative
Added Google Analytics tracking code

Version: 1.1 Nov 7, 2011 2:57 pm -0600 by U of I Open Source Textbook Initiative
Created module (mwl)

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