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Summaries of EU Legislation for Waste Management

posted on 17 March 2011 by Anonymous
The EUROPA website provides a uselful summary of all main legislative documents or provisions for waste management practices. The information is provided classified into different categories including: General Framework Hazardous Waste Waste...

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....

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)...

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...

Waste Management Strategy of Abu Dhabi

posted on 5 June 2012 by Anonymous
The Government of Abu Dhabi has unveiled Plan Abu Dhabi 2030, Urban Structure Framework Plan, a comprehensive plan for the development of the city of Abu Dhabi that will guide planning decisions for the next quarter of a century. This Plan is designed...

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...

Waste Management and Recycling Study in Namibia

posted on 6 July 2012 by Sameera
The case study has been done as part of the Partnership for Local Democracy & Development and Social Innovation (PLDDSI) project that collaborate the Finnish municipalities of Kangasala and Lempaala with the Namibian municipalities of Keetmanshoop...

National Waste Management Policy

posted on 6 July 2012 by Sameera
The Ministry of Health and Social Services aims at improving approaches, techniques and methodologies in waste management and is striving to a sustainable approach to waste management. It is against this background that this policy has been developed....

National Waste Management Strategy: South Africa

posted on 6 July 2012 by Sameera
The National Waste Management Strategy (NWMS) is a legislative requirement of the National Environmental Management: Waste Act, 2008 (Act No. 59 of 2008), the “Waste Act”. The purpose of the NWMS is to achieve the objects of the Waste Act....