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Healthcare Waste Management (HCWM) by the World Health Organisation

posted on 23 September 2010 by Anonymous
The World Health Organisation provides online a set of tools for understanding and managing healthcare waste. Information is provided on related risks, news, policies, training materials, costs for setting up a waste treatment activity and on other...

Waste Paper Recycle Network

posted on 20 October 2010 by Anonymous
For current prices for different grades of paper. 

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:...

Carbon Financing and Solid Waste Management

posted on 22 March 2011 by Anonymous
Waste Concern and United Nations ESCAP has published a brochure explaining the Clean Development Mechanism and its application to solid waste management practices. The brochure provides a short explanation on: What is carbon financing? Who...

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...

Manual para la definición de un modelo tarifario para la gestión municipal de residuos sólidos

posted on 23 March 2011 by Anonymous
The Competitiveness and Environment Program (CYMA), through its inter-institutional platform and within the framework of its work in identifying sustainable solid waste management systems for municipalities, has prepared a manual for the definition...

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)...

Programme to bring collectors of recyclable materials into formal markets

posted on 16 September 2011 by Anonymous
AVINA, MIF, the IDB’s Water and Sanitation Division, and the Coca-Cola Company, with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, launch the first Latin American program to integrate waste collectors into the formal recycling market....

Organic Waste Publications

posted on 6 March 2012 by Anonymous
WASTE advisers on urban environment and development provide for free a wide range of publications regarding the organic waste fraction. Amongst other the following are included: Fact Sheet on Anaerobic Digestion The Organic Waste Flow in...

A Comprehensive Plastic Waste Management Strategy for the City of Nairobi

posted on 6 July 2012 by Sameera
This comprehensive plastic waste management strategy for the city of Nairobi is based on the 3R approach that focuses on reducing, reusing and recycling generated wastes.This strategy seeks to bring together in a form of a working partnership key...