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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,...

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...

Towards Sustainable Municipal Organic Waste Management in South Asia: A Guidebook for Policy Makers and Practitioners

posted on 23 April 2012 by Anonymous
This report was produced under the Australian Agency for International Development- supported regional technical assistance for the Development Partnership Program for South Asia. The primary objective of the technical assistance project was to...

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...

Assessment of the Status of Waste Service Delivery and Capacity at the Local Government Level: South Africa

posted on 14 June 2012 by Anonymous
This report presents the findings of an assessment of the municipal solid waste service level in South Africa. Approximately 150 municipalities participated in this analysis. The results have been based on the following sources of information:...

Solid Waste Management in World's Cities

posted on 4 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...

CalRecycle: California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery

posted on 21 September 2010 by Anonymous
CalRecycle is the new home of California’s recycling and waste reduction efforts. Officially known as the Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, CalRecycle is a new department within the California Natural Resources Agency and...

Good Practices Guide on Waste Plastics Recycling: A guide by and for Local and Regional Authorities

posted on 22 September 2010 by Anonymous
The guide seeks to bring together information from many sources to help L/RAs identify the practical issues associated with collecting and processing waste plastics, while identifying the approaches needed to manage and exploit these wastes in ways...