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International Conference on: Sustainable Solid Waste Management

posted on 6 May 2011 by Anonymous
The major objectives of the event is to: Discuss the lessons learnt from national and international waste management projects. Identify the barriers in the effective implementation of policies & regulations in social waste management Europe...

ibausil- International Conference on Building Materials

posted on 14 June 2012 by Sameera
The conference aims to bring researchers from universities and industrial enterprises, from the east and the west, together in the geographical centre of Europe.As in the past, the main emphasis is put on problems of the development and application of...

3rd Annual Waste Management Middle East Forum

posted on 14 June 2012 by Sameera
The waste management market is set to enter an exciting phase in the Middle East region. Countries in this region are experiencing phenomenal growth together with an increase in the amount of waste being generated in the city. With the current...
Organisations

Waste Watch

posted on 28 January 2011 by Anonymous
A UK based charity that supports citizens to waste less. The charity provides many supporting materials for teachers, citizens and public or private sector.

Collaborative Working Group on Solid Waste Management in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (CWG)

posted on 22 March 2011 by Anonymous
The CWG network is a forum to encourage interaction between partners on key solid waste management issues and to provide the opportunity for improving the standards and sustainability of solid waste management. It covers the wide range of aspects that...

HELMEPA: Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association

posted on 22 March 2011 by Anonymous
HELMEPA is the joint initiative of Greek seafarers and shipowners who declared in 1982 in Piraeus that they voluntarily undertake the responsibility to eliminate ship-generated marine pollution and enhance safety at sea. The Association provides a...
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Municipal Strategic Planning for Solid Waste Management, Concepts and Tools

posted on 25 May 2010 by Anonymous
What it is Strategic Planning when it comes to Solid Waste Management (SWM)? Strategic Planning is a very adaptable methodology where the only thing fixed is the final objective: Integrated Sustainable Waste Management System. By keeping that in mind...

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...

Simplified Guide on Solid Waste Management in Asian Developing Countries

posted on 10 November 2011 by tatiana
This guide attempts to make clear how solid waste management in Asian developing countries is influenced by the prevailing social, economic, institutional, legal, technical and environmental conditions, and points out the negative impacts of...
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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" (http://www.waste.nl/en/product/solid-waste-management-in-the-worlds-cities), written in cooperation with WASTE advisers on urban...