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  • Recycling

    The reutilisation of scrap materials to produce new goods.

     
  • Refuse collector

    Person whose job is to collect waste on public soil.

     
  • Renewable energy sources

    The renewable energy sources are: wind, solar, geothermal, wave motion, tidal, hydraulic, biomass, landfill gas, treatment process gas and biogas. Biomass means the biodegradable parts of products, waste and residues generated by farming (including vegetable and animal substances), forestry and associated industries, as well as the biodegradable parts of industrial and urban solid waste.

     
  • Reuse

    Using an object many times for the purpose for which it was built, without introducing modifications.

     
  • Ronchi Decree

    Legislative decree no. 22 of 5th February 1997: national framework legislation on waste handling (named after the Minister who proposed it). 

     
 
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