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Sound Material-cycle Society (SMS): Recognizing Role of Private Recycling Business Sector in Thailand

posted on 8 November 2011 by Anonymous
This research article is based on the case study analysis carried out under ISSOWAMA (Integrated Sustainable Solid Waste Management in Asia) project. Integrated Solid Waste Management (ISWM) and 3R strategies gained enormous importance in the waste...

Determinants of Sustainability in Solid Waste Management: The Case of Gianyar Waste Recovery Project, Indonesia

posted on 10 November 2011 by Anonymous
Decision-makers in developing countries are desperate for learning from “success cases in solid waste management” in order to translate and implement such experiences. Today experts agree that integrated and sustainable solid waste...

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,...

Screening Tool for Sustainability Assessment: Case of Municipal Solid Waste Management in Nonthaburi, Thailand

posted on 10 November 2011 by Anonymous
In this study an assessment tool aiming at evaluating case studies on solid waste management from Asian developing countries, which was developed under the Integrated Sustainable Solid Waste Management in Asia (ISSOWAMA) Project, funded by the...

Extended Methodology for Different Environmental Technology Assessment Methods

posted on 10 November 2011 by Anonymous
Various methods are available to assess the human health and environmental impacts of economic activities. The focus in this document is on assessment of Integrated Solid Waste Management (ISWM) activities. The available methods for assessment of...

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,...

Asian Guidelines of ISWM Assessment Methods

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

Environmental Impacts Assessment related to Solid Waste Management in Asian Developing Countries

posted on 10 November 2011 by tatiana
This report presents, in accordance with the description of works of the ISSOWAMA (Intergrated Sustainable Solid Waste Management in Asia) project, the results of studies with respect to the following main tasks: An analysis of relevant...

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...