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Hospital Waste Management in the Philippines

posted on 23 September 2010 by Anonymous
This study was designed to understand and document the waste management practices especially for toxic and hazardous waste in the health care sector. Specifically, it contains two case studies of tertiary hospitals in Metro Manila. These case studies...

Solid Waste Management in Nepal

posted on 15 October 2010 by ihaenen
This paper, produced by Water Aid, provides an overview of a range of waste management related themes for the case of Nepal. The report presents information on the following topics: Integrated Solid Waste Management Waste Collection...

Movie on Importance of Waste Pickers Uniting in India

posted on 19 January 2011 by Anonymous
A thought-provoking documentary about the women of Pune, India working with the recycling co-operative SWaCH. Watch how their work impacts their lives and the environment around them. Through organizing, these women have improved their livelihoods and...

Regional Solid Waste Management Project in METAP Mashreq and Maghreb Countries

posted on 24 January 2011 by Anonymous
Financed by European  Commission EU in 2002; IBRD, WB, ANPE, MEDCITIES and GTZ-ERM-GKW implemented a solid waste management project. The main objective is to promote the adoption of sustainable integrated waste management practices through:...

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...

Marine Litter Publications and Resources

posted on 23 March 2011 by Anonymous
The North West Pacific Action Plan with its Data and Information Network Regional Activity Center, involving China, Korea, Japan and Russia provides access to different types of resources for marine litter management. The resources provided on the...

Municipal Waste Management Report: Status quo and Issues in Southeast and East Asian Countries

posted on 16 September 2011 by Anonymous
The AIT-UNEP Regional Resource Center for Asia and the Pacific have published a report that presents and discusses the status-quo and issues of Municipal Waste in 14 countries in Southeast and East Asia. Aspects of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW)...

Privitazation: A Formula for Provision or Perversion of Municipal Solid Waste Management?

posted on 16 September 2011 by Anonymous
This report by Brooks Anderson of Clear Impression Documentation Services, reviews the history, theory and outcomes of public service privatisation in order to weigh its merit and foresee the impact privatisation is likely to have on municipal solid...

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...

Observations of Solid Waste Landfills in Developing Countries: Africa, Asia and Latin America

posted on 20 February 2012 by Anonymous
This report is a World Bank Urban and Local Government Working Paper. The report documents observations from visits in 1997-98 to landfills in the Africa, East Asia and Pacific, and Latin America and Caribbean regions. Specifically, it identifies...