Integrated Waste Management of solid waste based upon a consideration of source reduction, recycling, waste transformation, and disposal arranged in a hierarchical order Read more..
Life cycle assessment or LCA – refers to a process in industrial ecology by which the products, processes, and facilities used to manufacture specific products are each examined for their environmental impacts. A balance sheet prepared for each product that considers: the use of materials..read more..
Extraction of materials from the waste stream for reuse or recycling. Examples include source separation, front-end recovery, in-plant recycling, post combustion recovery, leaf composting and so on.
A material that is only down-cyclable. Resulting material is of lower quality and/or value; resulting material will most likely be landfilled at the end of use. Read more..