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WASTE MANAGEMENT ASPECTS OF TIMIŞ COUNTY IN RECENT YEARS
Abstract:
Today waste is an acute problem that cannot be neglected and should be considered linked to human society. Immediate solutions are needed especially in urban, overcrowded, where consumer society produces huge quantities of waste to store, if not accompanied by recycling create mountains of \"garbage\" that will pollute the planet.This paper contains an analysis of waste management in TimişCounty, Romania, in the last years. It is presented the evolution of waste quantities correlated with increase of population, and the evolution in collection ofrecyclable waste. A significant increase of all types of waste quantities are shown, which is due both to population growth, whose number increases with time and lack of interest in recycling. But, recent organized and well-publicized actions have had good results by collecting the large amount of specific waste and should be extended to other waste categories.

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