Integrated waste management


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Terms & Synonyms

Official WHO Definition

Integration of the management of solid waste, wastewater and stromwater to achieve protection of public health and the environment. The integration can also be seen in a wider context with hygiene promotion, community consultation and participation and matters associated with the above (UNEP 2000).

Other Definitions


Interpretations and Explanations


UNEP (2000) International source book on environmentally sound technologies for wastewater and stormwater management

WHO Lexicon page (translations and examples)

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