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Solid Waste Management Association of the Philippines

posted on 19 January 2011 by Anonymous
The Association of Solid Waste Management of the Philippines is providing a wide range of materials and information on the following topics: Solid Waste Management Program SWM Planning Waste Characterization Composting/MRF SWM...

The Economic Aspects of the Informal Sector in Solid Waste Management

posted on 8 September 2011 by Anonymous
This booklet is about people who earn a livelihood and support their families by extracting value from solid waste. These people are sometimes called rag pickers,waste pickers or scavengers. There are millions of them in cities all around theworld,...

Where can global awareness root locally? The Case of Informal Sector Inclusion in Integrated Solid Waste Management

posted on 10 November 2011 by Anonymous
This paper examines the informal recycling sector working on solid waste in Asia, with a focus on India and the Philippines, but with illustrations drawn from across the world. There is increasing awareness around both the role of the sector,...

Application of Integrated Solid Waste Management in a Tourist Resort of Boracay Island, Philippines

posted on 10 November 2011 by Anonymous
In many Asian countries, in order to raise awareness and to improve the solid waste situation, innovative integrated waste management concepts have to be developed and established. As such an integrated approach should comprise of technical,...

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...

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...

Thematic Panel Discussion on Municipal, Healthcare and Industrial waste in Philippines

posted on 10 November 2011 by tatiana
The first Thematic Panel Discussion on "Promoting Sustainable Solid Waste Management Practices in Asia" within ISSOWAMA project took place in November, 2010 in Manila, the Philippines. During the four-day event (Novmber 23rd -...

From Tragedy to Opportunity: Analysis of the Case Study Assessment on the controlled Dumpsite Facility in Payatas, Quezon City, Philippines

posted on 6 March 2012 by Anonymous
This paper presents the results of the case study assessment on the controlled dumpsite facility located at Payatas, Quezon City, Philippines. The facility, formerly an open dumpsite, has a tragic history more than 30 years of use and misuse when a...

The Payatas Dumpsite, the Philippines

posted on 23 September 2010 by Anonymous
The above weblink presents a case-study on the informal sector activities around the Payatas dumpsite. Photos show all steps involved in the recovery of materials by waste pickers, from picking them up in the landfill till selling them to junkshops or...