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The real problem of nuclear waste, oddly, isn't the high level stuff. That can be concentrated and deposited deep in rocks or burned in another reactor. The real bugbear is thousands of tonnes of structural metal and concrete from decommisioned installations which is too active to recycle and too expensive to dismantle, move and bury. Plus the millions of tons of lowlevel garbage like test tubes, lab coats, radioactive Kleenex, and soiled bedlinen, from hospitals and industry.
Anyway. I don't think it's so simple. If it was we would already have long term storage that worked.
"Working" is one thing, and quite easy to attain - it's just physics. The difficult adjectives are "affordable" (which is all about engineering) and "acceptable", which is all about sociology.People seem quite happy to live on hurricane coasts, earthquake faults and active volcanoes, which unpredictably kill tens of thousands every year, but object to burying easily detectable materials that might just begin to leach in a million years, a couple of miles underground in an uninhabitable desert.