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Municipal Strategy for Solid Waste Management, Suffolk, UK

posted on 20 January 2011 by Anonymous
The Suffolk Waste Partnership (SWP) is the group of Councils in Suffolk that collect and dispose of the County’s municipal waste. The SWP comprises of all seven District and Borough Councils (Waste Collection Authorities) as well as the County...

Public Awareness Brochure for Marine Litter

posted on 20 January 2011 by Anonymous
The UNEP through its programme Regional Seas, has published a pamphlet titled: " What can we do about marine litter?" in order to raise public awareness and sensitize the public on marine litter issues.

Material Resources and Waste, a report by the European Environment Agency

posted on 20 January 2011 by Anonymous
The European economy needs huge amounts of resources to function. Apart from consuming minerals, metals, concrete and wood, Europe burns fossil fuels and uses land to satisfy the needs of its citizens. Demand for materials is so intense that between...

Plastic Debris Rivers to Sea Project

posted on 22 March 2011 by Anonymous
The Plastic Debris, Rivers to Sea Project is assessing and reducing sources of plastics and trash in urban runoff. The State Water Resources Control Board, through a Proposition 13 grant, provides the majority of the funding for the Project. The...

Material Litter Prevention Communication Tools

posted on 22 March 2011 by Anonymous
The United States Protection Agency provides a series of communication and training materials for the  children, students and teachers, with regards to marine litter prevention from oceans and coasts.

Pilot Marine Litter Programme

posted on 23 March 2011 by Anonymous
  The BCLME Marine Litter Programme assessed the current legal framework and ongoing programmes to reduce marine litter in the three BCLME countries (Namibia, South Africa and Angola), as well as raised awareness on the importance of the issue....

Communication Resources for Recycling

posted on 23 March 2011 by Anonymous
The Alameda County has been quite active in raising public awareness of their citizens for issues related to source separation of household waste, recycling and reuse activities. In their website you can find various communication materials, which...

Education Resources from Waste Watch

posted on 23 March 2011 by Anonymous
Waste Watch provides on-line a really interesting website with educational resources for schools, children and teacher regarding the 3R's (reuse, reduce, recycle). Games, brochures and information materials are some of the resources provided. Enjoy...

Managua towards Public-Private Partnerships for solid waste collection

posted on 16 September 2011 by Anonymous
The Mayor's Office of Citizen Power of Managua (ALMA), in search of better performance in collecting trash in various neighborhoods of the capital, signed a partnership for solid waste management in the municipality of Managua. This alliance is to...

Public Private Partnership for waste collection in Managua, Nicaragua

posted on 16 September 2011 by Anonymous
A very intersting video on the Public Private Partnership established in Managua, Nicaragua between the municipality and the informal waste collectors, under the Cooperativa des Manos Unidos. The partnership has been supported by the UNDP programme on...