Waste Management as an Essential Service in Latin America and the Caribbean: Articulating Social and Environmental Policy for the post-COVID-19 Recovery - Policy Brief

United Nations Environment Programme (2020)

Governments need to consider waste management as an urgent and essential public service to respond to emergencies such as the COVID-19 outbreak, in order to minimize possible secondary impacts upon health and the environment. Response measures need to consider all types of waste, including healthcare and household waste.

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