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Solid Waste Management in Nepal

posted on 15 October 2010 by ihaenen
This paper, produced by Water Aid, provides an overview of a range of waste management related themes for the case of Nepal. The report presents information on the following topics: Integrated Solid Waste Management Waste Collection...

Florida's Online Composting Center

posted on 20 October 2010 by Anonymous
The page provides useful tutorials on what is composting  and how to do home composting. It also provides useful information on composting bins and a series of links for more information on the topic.

The Compost Tumbler

posted on 20 October 2010 by Anonymous
The web page presents a detailed analysis of the tumbler composter, an innovative type of composting bin that rotates, together with the different types of tumbling composters that exist and helps you understand which is the best type for your home...

Solid Waste Management Publication by UNEP

posted on 19 January 2011 by Anonymous
This Publication looks at the use of technologies that are environmentally sound for managing municipal solid wastes in developing countries. It is designed as a sourcebook on solid waste management, covering a multitude of topics including the...

Technologies for Recycling Plastic Marine Litter

posted on 20 January 2011 by Anonymous
This booklet was prepared by NOWPAP CEARAC within the framework of the Marine Litter Activity (MALITA) project, in recognition of the benefits of plastic waste recycling. Its purpose is to introduce the existing and developing plastic recycling...

Regional Solid Waste Management Project in METAP Mashreq and Maghreb Countries

posted on 24 January 2011 by Anonymous
Financed by European  Commission EU in 2002; IBRD, WB, ANPE, MEDCITIES and GTZ-ERM-GKW implemented a solid waste management project. The main objective is to promote the adoption of sustainable integrated waste management practices through:...

Developing a Support Structure to Turn Waste into a Resource: Strategic Analysis

posted on 28 January 2011 by Anonymous
A strategic assessment based on the Integated Solid Waste Management approach is presented for the city of Nairobi. A short presentation on how to integrate ISWM principles into strategy formulation.

A whirlwind tour of issues relating to household waste and composting: A teacher's guide

posted on 28 January 2011 by Anonymous
Waste Watch, a UK based charity organization has published a four pager teacher's guide which provides basic information for composting and household waste, addressing primary years and secondary years. A selective country overview is also...

Key Facts on World's First Carbon Trading Based on a Composting Project

posted on 22 March 2011 by Anonymous
Waste Concern has published an interesting fact sheet about the first carbon credits from a composting project in Dhaka City in Bangladesh. The company created, WWR Bio Fertilizer Bangladesh Ltd., is a joint venture between Waste Concern and other...

Report Brings to the Surface the Growing Global Problem of Marine Litter

posted on 22 March 2011 by Anonymous
The UNEP's Grid Arendal knowledge center has released a press article reporting on the status of marine litter in the marine environment at a global level, based on the findings of the International Coastal Clean-Up programme launched between 1989-...