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1.0. Introduction

2.0. Defining Wastes

3.0. Classification of Waste

3.1. Classification of Waste according to their Properties

3.2. Classification of Waste according to their Effects on Human Health and the Environment

3.3. Classification of Waste according to their Origin and Type

4.0. Waste Management Situation in Africa

4.1. Comparison of Solid Waste Management Practices by Income Level

5.0. Integrated Waste Management

5.1. Components of an Integrated Solid Waste Management

5.2. Integrated Sustainable Waste Management Framework

6.0. Urban Waste Disposal Options

7.0. Urban Waste and Emissions

7.1. Policy Recommendations for Reducing GHG Emissions

8.0. Waste Management Recommendations for Africa

9.0. Summary for Policy Makers

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