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Quality Specifications for Collected Waste Plastic Packaging

posted on 22 September 2010 by Anonymous
The Waste and Resources Action Plan (WRAP) together with BSI hasve developed a Publicly Available Specification (PAS) guide to help classify waste plastic. Publicly Available Specification (PAS) PAS 103 is a classification and grading system for the...

Organic Waste Publications

posted on 22 September 2010 by Anonymous
WASTE advisers on urban environment and development provide for free, a wide range of publications regarding the organic waste fraction. Amongst others, the following are included: Fact Sheet on Anaerobic Digestion The Organic Waste Flow in...

Compost Quality Standards & Guidelines in America

posted on 22 September 2010 by Anonymous
The report examines the history of compost appreciation,and particularly looks at the emerging awareness of the need to distinguish composts from other re-cycled wastes and common fertilizers. Without such distinguishing features, compost sales may lag...

Plastic Waste: Options for Small Scale Recovery

posted on 22 September 2010 by Anonymous
WASTE advisers on urban environment and development have published a guide book on options for Small-Scale Resource Recovery for Plastic Waste. The book provides some initial guidelines for small-scale, low-technology options for mixed plastic waste...

Regional Recycling Backyard Composting Guide

posted on 23 September 2010 by Anonymous
The guide provides all the useful information needed for backyard composting. It has been published by the Regional Recycling Group of California. The guide provides insights on the following issues: The Essentials of Successful Composting...

Start a Business: Vemi-Composting

posted on 23 September 2010 by Anonymous
The Department of Trade and Industry, thought the Bureau of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise development, of the Philippines has published a guide for starting your own vermi-compost business. Important information is provided with regards to:...

Recycling Plastics: Starting a Business

posted on 23 September 2010 by Anonymous
Practical Action has published a technical brief on plastics and recycling. The brief provides information on What are plastics? Why recycle plastics? Types of plastics Understanding your plastic recycling business Collection of...

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...

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...