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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...

Disaster Waste Recovery

posted on 16 September 2011 by Anonymous
Disaster Waste Recovery provides immediate debris recovery and solid waste management assistance following natural disasters and complex emergencies. We have the resources to find and bring expertise from a wide range of people and specialists.
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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...

Plastic

posted on 24 June 2010 by Anonymous
What is Plastic Waste? For more information on what is plastic as a raw material and as waste can be found at the following links: Association of Plastic Manufactureurs in Europe: www.plasticseurope.org The European Plastics Converters: www....

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...

Evaluation of major Gaps in Knowledge on Solid Waste in 9 Asian Countries

posted on 10 November 2011 by tatiana
This report from the ISSOWAMA (Integrated Solid Waste Management in Asia) project aims at gathering information and identifying gaps of knowledge as well as scientific and technological barriers concerning present MSW management in the Asian region...

Dissemination of Waste-to-Energy Biogas Technologies from Integrated Sustainable Solid Waste Management Systems

posted on 10 November 2011 by tatiana
One of the products of the ISSOWAMA (Integrated Sustainable Management in Asia ) project is the workshop on "Dissemination of Waste-to-Energy Biogas Technologies from Integrated Sustainable Solid Waste Management Systems". The workshop was...

Gaps and Barriers for Appropriate Waste Management in Asian Developing countries Insufficient access to know-how.pdf

posted on 10 November 2011 by tatiana
One of the products of the ISSOWAMA (Integrated Sustainable Waste Management in Asia) project is an insightful presentation on "Gaps and Barriers for Appropriate Waste Management in Asian Developing countries". The countries analysed include...

Decentralised Anaerobic Treatment of Market Waste: A Case study in South India

posted on 11 November 2011 by tatiana
The presentation available below describes the case of the initiatives towards Decentralised Anaerobic Treatment of Market Waste in South India. Used biotechnologies are assessed and cost calculations are made.