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Waste Management

  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

The accumulation of waste presents a difficult problem on a global scale. Landfills are reaching their capacity, and human societies continue to generate more and more waste. Waste can be described as any unwanted material that results from human activity. Without ...

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