Brazil's new national policy on solid waste: challenges and opportunities

Ana Beatriz Lopes de Sousa Jabbour, Charbel José Chiappetta Jabbour, Joseph Sarkis, Kannan Govindan

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Brazil, one of the world's largest developing countries, has recently introduced a new solid waste management regulatory policy. This new regulatory policy will have implications for a wide variety of stakeholders and sets the stage for opportunities and lessons to be learned. These issues are discussed in this article.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7-9
Number of pages3
JournalClean Technologies and Environmental Policy
Issue number1
Early online date29 Mar 2013
Publication statusPublished - 31 Jan 2014


  • developing countries
  • sustainable development, Brazil
  • national policies
  • regulatory policies, solid wastes

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