22.2 Functional elements of solid waste management
In Study Session 18 you were introduced to the functional elements (stages) of solid waste management which are:
- onsite handling, storage and processing
- transfer and transport
- resource recovery and processing
The complete set of functional elements will apply in urban centres managed by municipal authorities but not all of them will be relevant in rural areas.
22.1.2 Hazardous waste
22.2.1 Onsite handling, storage and processing