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Rubber and the environment : proceedings of the Joint Workshop of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development and the International Rubber Study Group, 30 October 1998, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia.
imprint
New York : United Nations, 1999.
description
v, 75 p. : ill. ; 30 cm.
ISBN
9211124786
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imprint
New York : United Nations, 1999.
isbn
9211124786
contents note
Internalization of scrap tire management costs: a review of the North American experience / John Serumgard -- Internalization of scrap tire management costs: Malaysian experience / Yusof Aziz -- Studies of carbon sequestration in rubber / Wan Rahaman and Dr. Sivakumaran.
general note
"UNCTAD/ITCD/TED/5"--T.p. verso.
"United Nations publication, Sales No. E.00.II.D.10"--T.p. verso.
At head of title: United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.
catalogue key
3820728
 
Includes bibliographical references.
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Managing of waste has become a key concern in the protection of the environment, and it is the environmental consequences of the use and extraction of rubber which provides the focus for the two papers published here and presented at a joint UNCTAD and IRSG meeting. Among a number of considerations examined are the costs of the disposal of waste rubber. With 800 million tyres produced annually worldwide and an equivalent number disposed, methods of utilising and recycling of scrap rubber are imperative. The second paper looks at the potential of rubber trees through sustainable plantation and agricultural practices to improve the environment and contribute to the managing of greenhouse gases.

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