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Descriptor English: Open Dumps
Descriptor Spanish: Botaderos a Cielo Abierto
Descriptor vertederos a cielo abierto
Entry term(s) basureros a cielo abierto
vertedero clandestino
Scope note: Acumulación de desechos en un destino definitivo con poco o ningún control.
Descriptor Portuguese: Descargas a Céu Aberto
Descriptor French: Décharges à Ciel Ouvert
Entry term(s): Dump
Illegal Dumping
Refuse Dumps
Tree number(s): SP4.895.141.534.267.214
Scope note: 1. Wastes accumulation in a final destination. It is made with little or no control. 2. Inappropriate form of solid waste final disposal, without any technical criteria, characterized by the waste discharge directly on the soil, without any previous treatment, putting at risk the environment and public health. (Free adaptation and translation from the original: Brasil. Ministério do Meio Ambiente, 2005)
Allowable Qualifiers: No qualifiers
Related: Sanitary Landfill DeCS
Waste Pickers DeCS
DeCS ID: 25004
Unique ID: DDCS025004
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Open Dumps - Preferred
Concept UI FD00058008
Scope note 1. Wastes accumulation in a final destination. It is made with little or no control. 2. Inappropriate form of solid waste final disposal, without any technical criteria, characterized by the waste discharge directly on the soil, without any previous treatment, putting at risk the environment and public health. (Free adaptation and translation from the original: Brasil. Ministério do Meio Ambiente, 2005)
Preferred term Open Dumps
Entry term(s) Dump
Illegal Dumping
Refuse Dumps



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