Critical Analysis of the Management System of Hazardous Solid Waste Generated in the City of Santos in the State of São Paulo

Abstract : The world is undergoing major transformations with significant social, political and economic changes. Science and technology have evolved much from the twentieth century, and the intensification of industrial activity has its production techniques increasingly sophisticated, multiplying physical territory, what unfortunately had a negative impact on the environment. The objective of this study is to perform a critical analysis of the current Integrated Solid Waste System in the city of Santos in, the Brazilian coast, focusing on hazardous waste, identifying opportunities for improvement. Representative sectors governances were heard through the application of a structured questionnaire based on three pillars: Environmental Education for the population, Communication System and Infrastructure offered by the municipal authority. The results show weakness in the system of management in relation to environmental education and communication system, as well as absence of the main timeline of actions to achieve the proposed results.
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Ulysses Filho, Pedro Oliveira Costa Neto. Critical Analysis of the Management System of Hazardous Solid Waste Generated in the City of Santos in the State of São Paulo. 20th Advances in Production Management Systems (APMS), Sep 2013, State College, PA, United States. pp.533-539, ⟨10.1007/978-3-642-41263-9_66⟩. ⟨hal-01449767⟩

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