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Categories > topics > human impacts > waste treatment and disposal
PREFERRED TERM
waste treatment and disposal  
BROADER CONCEPT
ENTRY TERMS
  • nuclear waste repositories
  • radioactive waste repositories
  • sewage disposal
  • waste repositories
  • waste treatment
  • wastewater treatment
SCOPE NOTE
  • The chemical and physical methods to recycle or dispose of materials which, without treatment, are deemed to have no further value or are too contaminated to be used.
URI
https://www2.usgs.gov/science/USGSThesaurus/waste%20treatment%20and%20disposal
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