Sustainable development concept assumes appropriately and consciously configured relationship between economic growth, environmental care and quality of life. When a large exploitation of natural resources and emerging waste, the problem of the waste utilization became an important thing. An obligation to the waste dispose Poland is introduced on 27 April 2001 on Waste with later changes. Also membership in the UE imposes such an obligation. In the paper the analysis of the amount of metallurgical wastes generated in the production of pig iron was conducted. This data were compared with standards included in reference documents for iron and steel production.Keywords: waste, waste management, sustainable development concept
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