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NATL RPT UNDER BASEL 2000 P2

National Reporting under the Basel Convention (2000)

Compilation Part II - Annual Reporting

Series:
Basel Convention Series
16 Jan 2004
This publication is based on the annual reports that were submitted by Parties to the Basel Convention during 2002. It identifies the list of waste substances that did not fall under the scope of the Basel Convention, yet were included as hazardous wastes on the annual reports of reporting countr...
RESTRICTIONS ON THE TRANSBOUNDARY

Restrictions on Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Other Wastes (2000)

Series:
Basel Convention Series
16 Jan 2004
This publication compiles information on the key restrictions to the transboundary movement of hazardous wastes and other wastes, reported by parties to the Secretariat of the Basel Convention in 2002. The information is taken from the questionnaire entitled “Transmission of Information”, which w...
NATL RPT UNDER BASEL 2000 P1

National Reporting under the Basel Convention

Compilation - Status of Information

Series:
Basel Convention Series
30 Apr 2004
This publication contains nationally reported information for countries that are parties to the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal. The data is for the year 2000 and covers information such as designation of competent authority and fo...
COMPILATION CNTY FACT SHEETS 2000

Compilation of Country Fact Sheets (2000)

Series:
Basel Convention Series
16 Jan 2004
The Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal (1989) is a global international treaty on hazardous and other wastes. It sets rules for controlling the transboundary movements and disposal of hazardous and other wastes. This compilation of co...
INTERIM GUIDELINES ON THE HAZARDOU

Interim Guidelines on the Hazardous Characteristics H12-ecotoxic

Series:
Basel Convention Series
16 Jan 2004
This paper defines the criteria for establishing the ecotoxicological hazard of wastes. The ecotoxicological impact of a chemical substance or waste is measured by its ability to act toxically on organisms in the environment as well as on exposure of the organisms. For this reason, the classifica...
GLOBAL TRENDS IN GENERATION

Global Trends in Generation and Transboundary Movement of Hazardous Wastes and Other Wastes

Analysis of the Data Provided by Parties to the Secretariat of the Basel Convention

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Basel Convention Series
30 Apr 2004
This study identifies global trends and patterns in the generation and transboundary movement of hazardous wastes and other wastes, based upon data provided by the parties to the Secretariat during the period 1993 – 2000. It evaluates the data for possible flaws and formulates conclusions and rec...
BASEL CONVENTION TECHNICAL GDLNS

Technical Guidelines on the Identification and Management of Used Tyres

Series:
Basel Convention Series
5 Dec 2003
The fundamental aims of the Basel Convention are the reduction of the transboundary movements of hazardous wastes and environmentally sound management of such wastes. This document provides guidelines on the identification and management of used tyres. It will be a useful resource for countries ...
BASEL CONVENTION TECHNICAL GDLNS

Technical Guidelines on Hazardous Wastes

Physico-chemical Treatment - Biological Treatment

Series:
Basel Convention Series
5 Dec 2003
The fundamental aims of the Basel Convention are the reduction of the transboundary movements of hazardous wastes and environmentally sound management of such wastes. This document provides guidelines on disposal operations required when biological treatment is used to dispose of waste. It will...
BASEL CONVENTION TECHNICAL GDLNS

Technical Guidelines on Wastes Collected from Households

Series:
Basel Convention Series
5 Dec 2003
The fundamental aims of the Basel Convention are the reduction of the transboundary movements of hazardous wastes and environmentally sound management of such wastes. This document provides technical guidelines for the collection and disposal of household wastes. It will be a useful resource for...
BASEL CONVENTION TECHNICAL GDLNS

Technical Guidelines on Waste Oil from Petroleum Origins and Sources

Series:
Basel Convention Series
5 Dec 2003
The fundamental aims of the Basel Convention are the reduction of the transboundary movements of hazardous wastes and environmentally sound management of such wastes. This document provides technical guidelines on the handling of waste oil from petroleum origins and sources. It will be a useful ...
BASEL CONVENTION TECHNICAL GDLNS

Technical Guidelines on Used Oil Re-refining or Other Re-uses of Previously Used Oil

Series:
Basel Convention Series
5 Dec 2003
The fundamental aims of the Basel Convention are the reduction of the transboundary movements of hazardous wastes and environmentally sound management of such wastes. The focus of this document is oil re-refining or other re-uses of previously used oil. It will be a useful resource for countries...
BASEL CONVENTION TECHNICAL GDLNS

Basel Convention Technical Guidelines on Incineration on Land

Series:
Basel Convention Series
5 Dec 2003
The fundamental aims of the Basel Convention are the reduction of the transboundary movements of hazardous wastes and environmentally sound management of such wastes. This document focuses on waste incineration, a thermal treatment process in which hazardous wastes are converted into gases. It w...
BASEL CONVENTION TECHNICAL GDLNS

Technical Guidelines on Specially Engineered Landfill

Series:
Basel Convention Series
5 Dec 2003
The fundamental aims of the Basel Convention are the reduction of the transboundary movements of hazardous wastes and environmentally sound management of such wastes. The focus of this document is landfills, a commonly practiced waste disposal method that involves the placement of hazardous wast...