Waste Generation

Meaning, Term, and Glossary Definition - What is Waste Generation?

The weight or volume of materials and products that enter the waste stream before recycling, composting, landfilling, or combustion takes place. Also can represent the amount of waste generated by a given source or category of sources.

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