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3R’s (waste management)

3R’s (waste management) is a term used to describe waste management; reduce, reuse and recycle.

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Material recovery

Material recovery

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.

Precycling

Precycling

Precycling is source reduction and reuse. In most waste management planning the hierarchy is Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. Reduction and reuse are the first lines of defense against increasing waste volume. Read more..

Reverse logistics (RL)

Reverse logistics (RL)

Reverse logistics stands for all operations related with the flow of reuse of unwanted materials, goods or equipment back to the firm, through its logistics chain for reuse, recycling or disposal. Other terms synonymous to Reverse Logistics (RL) are Retrogistics, Aftermarket Logistics, or Aftermarket Supply Chain, Read more..