CONTAMINATED SITES AND SOLID WASTES
In the State of Sao Paulo currently has a set of tools that supports the management of contaminated sites
Nowadays, the State of São Paulo has identified 2,514 contaminated sites, But the most critical cases are associated with industrial activity, linked to the production process or the destination of their waste. Among these areas, 38 are contaminated by POP.
SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
CETESB’s regulations focus on pollution control including solid waste minimization. As a result of this focus, business and medical establishments, industries, municipal environmental secretaries have been changing its strategies in order to avoid waste generation, to reduce the amount or toxicity of materials consumed, to maximize the use of materials, to establish procedures to segregate and recycle waste materials and dispose using technologies that may lead to energy and material recover alongside, with the safe destruction of pollutants and toxic substances.