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Waste, 1. Introduction and Legal Aspects

  1. Karl J. Thomé-Kozmiensky,
  2. Sophie Willnow

Published Online: 15 OCT 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14356007.b08_559.pub3

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

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Thomé-Kozmiensky, K. J. and Willnow, S. 2011. Waste, 1. Introduction and Legal Aspects. Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. .

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  1. Institut für Technischen Umweltschutz, Technische Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 OCT 2011

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Abstract

The article contains sections titled:

1.Origin of Waste
1.1.Municipal Waste
1.2.Hazardous Waste
1.3.Future Determination of Waste Generation
2.Legal Aspects
2.1.Introduction
2.2.The Recycling Act
2.3.Principles of Recycling
2.3.1.Avoidance before Recovery
2.3.2.Material and Thermal Reclamation
2.4.Legal Formulation of Recycling
2.5.Disposal Standard-TA Abfall
2.5.1.TA Abfall
2.5.2.TA Siedlungsabfall
2.6.Hierarchy of Responsibility
2.7.Approval of Waste Disposal Facilities
2.8.Monitoring of Waste Disposal
2.8.1.Monitoring
2.8.2.Transportation Approval
2.9.Plant Officer for Waste
2.10.Waste Management Concepts and Balances
2.10.1.Waste Management Concepts
2.10.2.Waste Management Balances
2.11.Remediation of Hazardous Waste Sites
2.11.1.Duty to Remediate
2.11.2.Other Duties
2.11.3.Financing of Remediation of Hazardous Waste Sites
2.12.Criminal Offenses and Infringements of Regulations
2.13.Civil Liability
2.13.1.Product Responsibility
2.13.2.Damage Claims
3.Organization of Hazardous-Waste Disposal
4.Acknowledgement