strategy

Minimizing generation of radioactive waste

Synonyms:
Reducing amount of radioactive waste for disposal
Context:
This strategy features in the framework of Agenda 21 as formulated at UNCED (Rio de Janeiro, 1992), now coordinated by the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development and implemented through national and local authorities. Agenda 21 recommends promoting policies and practical measures to minimize and limit, where appropriate, the generation of radioactive waste and to provide for its safe processing, conditioning, transportation and disposal.
Problems:
Radioactive wastes
Values:
Wastage
Subjects:
Radiation
Waste
Type Classification:
D: Detailed strategies