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dc.contributor.authorBenchaita, Tayeb
dc.date.accessioned2014-01-02T23:03:09Z
dc.date.available2014-01-02T23:03:09Z
dc.date.issued2002-11-04
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11362/25635
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliography
dc.description.abstractEach year, over 100 million barrels of used lubricating oils (billions of Liters of waste oil) are dumped onto the global world environment. In 1995, it was estimated that only 44% of available waste lubricants was collected worldwide (Reference 1). Therefore, 56% of used oils are NOT collected and, thus, they are either misused or discarded by the end user into the world environment. Considering that the worldwide lubricant yearly demand is ca. 40 billion Liters (~10.5 Billion Gallons), this implies that over 22 billion Liters of used oils are being disposed of in garbage cans, sewers, rivers, and backyards - harmful practices that will likely contaminate our drinking water, river streams, lakes, etc. For example, only one pint of oil can produce a one-acre slick on surface water, harming fish, aquatic animals, waterfowl, insects, and the base of the aquatic food web: floating plankton and algae. The above highlights the importance of sound, comprehensive, and proactive environmental laws and regulations for collecting, handling, transporting, storing, and recycling used oils. An effective Used Oil Management and Recycling Program is needed in all countries to protect, conserve, and save our environment. Accordingly, the current CAM project's goals were: Review the current environmental laws and regulations for used lubricants Evaluate the current market, business, and consumption of lubricants Survey the current practices of used lubricants handling Compare vs. used oil handling and recycling programs in leading western countries Provide business recommendations for follow up work and future studies
dc.format.extent49 páginas.
dc.language.isoen
dc.publisherECLAC
dc.titleCentral America: management of used lubricants in Central America: final report
dc.typeTexto
dc.contributor.entityAlemania. Gobierno
dc.contributor.entityGerman Agency for Technical Cooperation
dc.contributor.entityNU. CEPAL
dc.contributor.entityNU. CEPAL. Subsede de México
dc.projectProject Sustainable Way of Use of Hidrocarbons in Central America
dc.publicationstatusDisponible
dc.regionalofficeMéxico
dc.physicaldescription49 p. : il., gráfs., tabls.
dc.callnumberLC/MEX/L.545
dc.identifier.unsymbolLC/MEX/L.545
dc.placeofeditionMéxico, D.F.
dc.subject.spanishDERECHO AMBIENTAL
dc.subject.spanishLEGISLACION SOBRE EL PETROLEO
dc.subject.spanishLUBRICANTES
dc.subject.spanishPRODUCTOS DEL PETROLEO
dc.subject.spanishREGULACION ECONOMICA
dc.subject.englishENVIRONMENTAL LAW
dc.subject.englishLUBRICANTS
dc.subject.englishPETROLEUM LAW
dc.subject.englishPETROLEUM PRODUCTS
dc.subject.englishECONOMIC REGULATION
dc.coverage.spatialspaAMERICA CENTRAL
dc.coverage.spatialspaCOSTA RICA
dc.coverage.spatialspaEL SALVADOR
dc.coverage.spatialspaGUATEMALA
dc.coverage.spatialspaHONDURAS
dc.coverage.spatialspaNICARAGUA
dc.coverage.spatialspaPANAMA
dc.coverage.spatialengCENTRAL AMERICA
dc.coverage.spatialengCOSTA RICA
dc.coverage.spatialengEL SALVADOR
dc.coverage.spatialengGUATEMALA
dc.coverage.spatialengHONDURAS
dc.coverage.spatialengNICARAGUA
dc.coverage.spatialengPANAMA
dc.type.biblevelDocumento Completo
dc.doctypeDocumentos de proyectos e investigación
dc.topic.spanishCOMERCIO INTERNACIONAL
dc.topic.spanishREGULACIÓN
dc.topic.spanishDESARROLLO INDUSTRIAL
dc.topic.spanishCOOPERACIÓN INTERNACIONAL
dc.topic.spanishENERGÍA
dc.topic.englishINTERNATIONAL TRADE
dc.topic.englishREGULATION
dc.topic.englishINDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT
dc.topic.englishINTERNATIONAL COOPERATION
dc.topic.englishENERGY
dc.idsade11248
dc.workarea.spanishCOMERCIO INTERNACIONAL E INTEGRACIÓN
dc.workarea.spanishRECURSOS NATURALES
dc.workarea.englishINTERNATIONAL TRADE AND INTEGRATION
dc.workarea.englishNATURAL RESOURCES
cepal.physicaldescriptionilustraciones, gráficos, tablas


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