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This glossary of terms was compiled from a wide range of sources and covers some of the most commonly used waste-related words and abbreviations.

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Sustainable
A way of life, behaviour or practice that can be maintained indefinitely, as it does not exhaust any finite resources.
Sustainable Development
Development that can be sustained in the long term, as it does not exhaust any finite resources. Sustainable development meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
Sustainable Scotland Network (SSN)
SSN brings together practitioners from Scotlandís local authorities to share experience and take action on sustainable development. Visit www.sustainable-scotland.net for more information.
 
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