European Environment Agency (EEA)

Dangerous Substances in Waste


The report focuses specifically on environmental risks associated with the main final disposal technologies, landfilling and incineration. The main objective of the report is the analysis of these technologies and the description of the related emissions, the ranking of dangerous substances and a selection of relevant waste streams, for further studies, which are responsible for the release of the substances. The report is supplemented by information on legal standards for landfilling and incineration in selected countries and regions of the EU.

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