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Waste management

Organised activity for the purpose of collection, transport, recovery and final treatment or disposal or waste. Activities aimed at the prevention of waste generation are also regarded as waste management.

Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

Source organisation

  • Ympäristöministeriö