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Management of Carboniferous Rock and Waste Mineral Wool in the Context of Current Polish Legislation

Dorota Tomaszewska-Krojańska
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  • University of Life Sciences in Lublin, Institute of Soil Science, Engineering and Environment Management, Lublin, Poland
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Published Online: 2017-12-01 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/mipo-2017-0012


This paper presents the legal aspects of the management of wastes that can be used as sorbents in environmental protection. The legal status of wastes with mineral characteristics - Carboniferous rock and mineral wool from horticulture - is discussed, where it is found that the number of legal acts cause difficulties in the utilisation of such wastes.

Keywords: horticultural waste mineral wool; coal gangue


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Received: 2017-04-25

Accepted: 2017-08-26

Published Online: 2017-12-01

Published in Print: 2017-12-01

Citation Information: Mineralogia, Volume 48, Issue 1-4, Pages 63–69, ISSN (Online) 1899-8526, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/mipo-2017-0012.

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