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Health Impacts of Waste Management Policies (Environmental Science and Technology Library)

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Published by Springer .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental factors,
  • Waste management,
  • Medical Wastes,
  • Health Care Policy,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Technology,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • EU (European Union),
  • USA,
  • Health Policy,
  • Health Risk Assessment,
  • Medical / Health Risk Assessment,
  • Medical / Public Health,
  • Congresses,
  • Refuse and refuse disposal,
  • Engineering - Civil,
  • Government policy,
  • Health aspects

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPolyxeni Nicolopoulou-Stamati (Editor), Luc Hens (Editor), Vyvyan C. Howard (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages348
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7809188M
    ISBN 100792363620
    ISBN 109780792363620

    This work reviews (i) the most recent information on waste arisings and waste disposal options in the world, in the European Union (EU), in Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OEDC) countries, and in some developing countries (notably China) and (ii) the potential direct and indirect impact of waste management activities on by: The “Blue Book” is the World Health Organization’s guidelines on the safe management of healthcare waste. Although it has global application, it is particularly important in low to middle income countries where the infrastructure and national guidelines might not be fully developed.

      Poor management of health care waste potentially exposes health care workers, waste handlers, patients and the community at large to infection, toxic effects and injuries, and risks polluting the environment. It is essential that all medical waste materials are segregated at the point of generation, appropriately treated and disposed of safely Cited by: 8.   Disposal and management of hazardous waste are worldwide challenges. We performed a systematic review to evaluate the evidence of the health impact of hazardous waste exposure, applying transparent and a priori defined methods. The following five steps, based on pre-defined systematic criteria, were applied. by:

    The author of Impact of Hazardous Waste on Human Health is a public health official with the unique perspective that only insider status can provide. His book is intended for policy makers, environmentalists, toxicologists, public health officials, academic personnel, and health care providers. The author addresses six themes: hazardous waste issues must be more vigorously examined, site. and an increase in the proportion of waste recycled. Management of waste can have adverse effects on the environment, climate and human health. EU waste policy is built on a thematic strategy, a series of overarching directives, legal acts applying to specific waste streams, legal File Size: KB.


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The impacts of poor solid waste management practices were found to be: land degradation, creation of breeding grounds for disease carrying vectors such as mosquitoes, rats, rodents, decrease in.

This work reviews (i) the most recent information on waste arisings and waste disposal options in the world, in the European Union (EU), in Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OEDC) countries, and in some developing countries (notably China) and (ii) the potential direct and indirect impact of waste management activities on health.

This chapter introduces key themes from the book, reflecting the topics of the ‘Awareness of the Health Impacts of Waste Management Policies’ Seminar, in Kos, Greece, November, The waste management and health scene is introduced by an outline of concerns relating to persistent organic pollutants, as well as through perspectives from Less Developed Countries and from by: 2.

Solid waste management issues are a highly emotive topic. Disposal costs need to be balanced against environmental impact, which often results in heated public debate. Disposal options such as incineration and landfill, whilst unpopular with both the public and environmental pressure groups, do not pose the same environmental and health risks as, for example, recycling plants.

Health Impact Assessment of Waste Management: Methodological Aspects and Information Sources ii The Environment Agency is the leading public body protecting and improving the environment in England and Wales. It’s our job to make sure that air, land and water are looked after by everyone in today’s society, so that tomorrow’s generations File Size: 1MB.

Get this from a library. Health impacts of waste management policies: proceedings of the seminar 'Health Impacts of Waste Policies' Hippocrates Foundation, Kos, Greece, November, [P Nicolopoulou-Stamati; Luc Hens; Vyvyan Howard;]. Waste prevention should be the cornerstone of sustainable waste management policies.

Recycling and recovery of materials and energy from solid waste not only reduces the volume of waste for disposal but also conserves natural resources.

However, in order for recycling to be consistent with sustainable development it must be economically feasible. health and environmental effects of all the different waste management options; relative both to each other and to other activities affecting health and the environment.

Defra commissioned this report in response to that recommendation. The report examines the waste management options for treating municipal solid and similar Size: 2MB. The objective of this book series is to provide a forum for exploring and analysing current environmental, technical and policy issues driving change in waste management.

In keeping with the multidisciplinary nature of the subject, topics and themes will reflect a broad cross-section of work in the field, including but not limited to the following.

Impacts of solid waste on health The group at risk from the unscientific disposal of solid waste include – the population in areas where there is no proper waste disposal method, especially the pre-school children; waste workers; and workers in facilities producing toxic and infectious material.

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criteria, exist that regulate waste management. Compliance with these regulations has resulted in significant progress; however concerns remain as to the possible health impacts of waste circulation, management and disposal, especially in connection with informal practices and obsolete technologies.

Environmental and Health Impact of Solid Waste Management Activities Details This book, written by international experts, discusses the various waste disposal options that are available (landfill, incineration, composting, recycling) and then reviews their impact on the environment, and particularly on human health.This paper will discuss the problem of environmental pollution and waste management.

Everything that surrounds us is directly or indirectly connected to the environment. Not only the man, but also other living beings as well as the nature (volcanic eruptions, earthquakes) have effects on environmental pollution.evidence can tell us about their environmental and health effects.

It is a very comprehensive report and brings together, for the first time, a wealth of evidence which allows us to consider the health and environmental impacts of waste management on the basis of all available information.