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Municipal Solid Waste Management in Ho Chi Minh City, Lessons learned

posted on 11 November 2011 by tatiana
An interesting presentation of the Municipal Solid Waste Management in Ho Chi Minh City and the lessons to be learned from this case. The presentation is one of the results of the ISSOWAMA (Integrated Sustainable Solid Waste Management in Asia) project.

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...

Guidelines for Contracting Solid Waste Management Services to Micro Enterprises

posted on 23 April 2012 by Anonymous
This document is a tool-kit for the  development of a solid waste management public pricvate partnership for Micro-Enterprises. It provides the guidelines for contracting Solid Waste Management Services to Micro Enterprises. It has been produced...
Training materials

Start your Waste Recycling Business: A training Guide!

posted on 23 June 2010 by Anonymous
The International Labour Office has published a series of guides with the title '' Start your Waste Recycling Business '' in October 2007. The series comprises of three handbooks: 1. The Business Manual 2. The Business Plan...

Starting my Own Small Business: A Training Guide!

posted on 23 June 2010 by Anonymous
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization has published a series of training guides with the title '' Starting my own small business'' in March 2006. The guide is not strictly related to solid waste or...

Start your Sanitation Business: A Training Guide

posted on 4 November 2013 by Anonymous
The entrepreneurship guide “Start your Sanitation Business” is a training guide for masons, manual and mechanical emptiers of latrines as well as for any person interested in starting a small-scale business in the sanitation field. The...

Solid Waste Management in World's Cities

posted on 5 May 2010 by verele
UN Habitat has recently published a book with the title " Solid Waste Management in the World Cities" (, written in cooperation with WASTE advisers on urban...

Campaign on Waste management in Nairobi

posted on 12 July 2010 by ihaenen
The video shows the current living conditions of one part of the Nairobi society, having to deal with increasing waste dumping and lack of health and safety standards in waste management practices. 

Cairo's Zebbaleen: Unrecognised Environmentalists

posted on 27 July 2010 by ihaenen
Cairo has one of the most efficient garbage recycling systems in the world, and that's due to the comunity of garbage collectors known as the Zebbaleen. The present video is a short documentary on Zebbaleen activities in action.  

Implementation Guide for Small Business Recycling Cooperatives

posted on 22 September 2010 by Anonymous
Cooperatives can provide small businesses convenient and affordable access to recycling services. With support from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, under the President’s Climate Change Action Plan, the Northeast Recycling Council (NERC...