Standards Of Waste Dumping Of Chemical Industries

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Standards of Waste Dumping in Chemical Industries
Syed Wahb Mehdi Rizvi
School of Computer Science, Engineering and Mathematics- style "Affiliation"
Flinders University of South Australia
PO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia style "Email Address"

Loss of valuable resources in terms of energy and materials are known as waste. Industrial wastes are generally materialistic, including waste water and different chemicals.
Among all the industries, chemical industry is known as most polluted sector. The main problem lays in the fact that the cost of raw materials and disposal of wastes are underestimated. In consequence, there are usually no economic incentives to develop waste-free processes.
In general, chemical industry is still not keen to alter chemical products and processes and prefers to deal with waste end-of-pipe. Recycling and waste prevention together is a very effective policy to solve the environmental problem in the chemical sector. Prevention of waste is meant by use of minimum waste at the source and also reduction in the use of raw materials and energy. Waste dumping standards accepted by industry is most important. Industry seems to assume that waste minimization means only the reduction of the amount of waste sent to landfill, thus any kind of activity, especially off-site utilization and incineration, is seen as waste minimization. An Environmental administrator, who would like to implement standards of waste…
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