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Waste Concern

posted on 21 March 2011 by Anonymous
Waste Concernis an organisation in Bangladesh, founded in 1995 with the motto “Waste is a Resource”. Later Waste Concern Group was formed to achieve a common vision to contribute to waste recycling, environmental improvement, renewable...
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Report on Mapping and Evaluation of Solid Waste Management Case Studies

posted on 10 November 2011 by tatiana
Another product of ISSOWAMA (Integrated Sustainable Solid Waste Management in Asia) project is a mapping of case studies of major waste streams in Asia. The required characterization criteria was defined at the beginning of the activity. Applied...

Simplified Guide on Solid Waste Management in Asian Developing Countries

posted on 10 November 2011 by tatiana
This guide attempts to make clear how solid waste management in Asian developing countries is influenced by the prevailing social, economic, institutional, legal, technical and environmental conditions, and points out the negative impacts of...

Evaluation of major Gaps in Knowledge on Solid Waste in 9 Asian Countries

posted on 10 November 2011 by tatiana
This report from the ISSOWAMA (Integrated Solid Waste Management in Asia) project aims at gathering information and identifying gaps of knowledge as well as scientific and technological barriers concerning present MSW management in the Asian region...

Current Research in Solid Waste Management in Asian Developing Countries

posted on 10 November 2011 by tatiana
One of the deliverables of the ISSOWAMA (Integrated Solid Waste Management in Asia) project focuses on key stakeholders of solid waste management in the region. This includes research centres and analyzes research projects in the ISSOWAMA focus...

Gaps and Barriers for Appropriate Waste Management in Asian Developing countries Insufficient access to know-how.pdf

posted on 10 November 2011 by tatiana
One of the products of the ISSOWAMA (Integrated Sustainable Waste Management in Asia) project is an insightful presentation on "Gaps and Barriers for Appropriate Waste Management in Asian Developing countries". The countries analysed include...

Construction and Operation of a Sanitary Landfill: Experience of Dhaka City Corporation

posted on 6 March 2012 by Anonymous
Dhaka City Corporation (DCC) inaugurated the first ever sanitary landfill in Bangladesh at Matuail in October 2007. A dump site was transformed into a sanitary landfill. This was a very tough job and DCC succeeded very nicely. Now DCC is doing the...
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Key Facts on World's First Carbon Trading Based on a Composting Project

posted on 22 March 2011 by Anonymous
Waste Concern has published an interesting fact sheet about the first carbon credits from a composting project in Dhaka City in Bangladesh. The company created, WWR Bio Fertilizer Bangladesh Ltd., is a joint venture between Waste Concern and other...

ISSOWAMA: Integrated Sustainable Solid Waste Management Project in Asia

posted on 16 September 2011 by Anonymous
The ISSOWAMA Coordination Action, funded by the European Commission under its FP7, aims to raise awareness of the Integrated and Sustainable Waste Management (ISWM) approach. This focuses on all the elements in the waste management system from...

Waste Pickers Project, Bangadesh

posted on 23 April 2012 by Anonymous
In Bangladesh one is aware of the advantage and necessity of recycling garbage. On the rubbish dumps of the capital Dhaka for several years it has been possible to separate...