Health effects associated with the disposal of solid waste in landfills and incinerators in populations living in surrounding areas: a systematic review

  title={Health effects associated with the disposal of solid waste in landfills and incinerators in populations living in surrounding areas: a systematic review},
  author={A. Mattiello and P. Chiodini and E. Bianco and N. Forgione and Incoronata Flammia and C. Gallo and R. Pizzuti and S. Panico},
  journal={International Journal of Public Health},
  • A. Mattiello, P. Chiodini, +5 authors S. Panico
  • Published 2013
  • Business, Medicine
  • International Journal of Public Health
  • AbstractObjectivesPotential health hazards for the environment and people living nearby landfills and incinerators are claimed to be related to several methods of waste management. Independent systematic review of the scientific literature is a key procedure to support the lay public and policy makers to achieve informed decisions.MethodsThe study design and potential biases of papers retrieved in this comprehensive literature search were analyzed.ResultsThe most consistent result is that the… CONTINUE READING
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