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ISWM Case Study: Municipality of Elefsina, Attica, Greece

posted on 23 June 2010 by Anonymous
The case of Elefsina Municipality: An example of ISWM in practise! Located in the north-west coast of Attica, in Greece and with a population of approximately 300.000 inhabitants, Elefsina is one of the most active municipalities in the country in...

National Waste Strategy 2008-2020, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

posted on 25 June 2010 by Anonymous
The new Waste Strategy for the Former Yogoslav Republic of Macedonia has been published in 2008 and can be downloaded from this portal. For more information on the waste practices in the country you can visit the page of the Macedonian Ministry of...

National Waste Management Plan 2008, Turkey

posted on 25 June 2010 by Anonymous
The Republic of Turkey Ministry of Environment and Forestry has published in 2008 the ''National Waste Management Plan'' for the country. The plan is prepared considering the whole country and does not involve planning at regional level...

Where can global awareness root locally? The Case of Informal Sector Inclusion in Integrated Solid Waste Management

posted on 10 November 2011 by Anonymous
This paper examines the informal recycling sector working on solid waste in Asia, with a focus on India and the Philippines, but with illustrations drawn from across the world. There is increasing awareness around both the role of the sector,...

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...

e-Waste: the National Solid Waste Association of India

posted on 21 July 2010 by Anonymous
A big list of links for e-Waste is provided by the National Solid Waste Association of India. Links are covering most of the aspects regarding e-Waste such as legislation, treatment options, environmental impacts etc.

e-Waste EUROPA Legislation Summary

posted on 21 July 2010 by Anonymous
  The specific weblink will provide you a summarised view of all e-Waste related legislation that stems from the European Union.

Construction and Demolition Waste by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

posted on 23 September 2010 by Anonymous
The US EPA provides online many useful information and resources for construction and demolition (C&D) waste. Among others  a wide range of C&D materials reduction techniques, such as reduce, reuse, recycle, and rebuy are described.

Guidance Pack: Private Sector Participation in Municipal Solid Waste Management

posted on 29 September 2010 by Anonymous
In preparing this Guidance Pack for the World Bank, Sandra Cointreau-Levine provides a framework and a set of tools to assist local authorities in deciding whether to engage the private sector in the delivery of municipal solid waste services. This...

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...