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System Aspects

The ISWM concept distinguishes six aspects, or lenses, through which the existing waste system can be assessed and with which a new or expanded system can be planned. Those aspects are primarily:

Environmental & Health, Financial and Economic, Gender Aspects, Institutional, Political & Legal, Sociocultural, Technical

Below you can find all the available resources- events, organizations, pages, weblinks that related to the different waste system aspects.


Tanzania Sanitation

posted on 6 July 2012 by Sameera
This document is a pilot development strategy to deal with solid waste management in Tanzania. It addresses the following aspects:   1. Consequences of Improper Solid Waste Management in Tanzania 2. Benefits of Waste Management System...

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 Solid Waste Management Strategy for Zambia

posted on 6 July 2012 by Sameera
The management of various types of waste has over the years been a very difficult and challenging issue. This difficulty has manifested itself in the perennial outbreak of diseases such as cholera, dysentery and pollution of water resources, air, soil...

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....

Angola's National Health Care Waste Management Plan

posted on 6 July 2012 by Sameera
Health care waste constitutes an important factor concerning environmental degradation, a factor of significant health risk threatening peoples’ quality of life. Thus, managing correctly this specific kind of waste should represent an important...

WIEGO Working Paper Series

posted on 6 July 2012 by Sameera
The WIEGO Working Paper Series is part of a new Publication Series. The working papers feature research that makes either an empirical or theoretical contribution to existing knowledge about the informal economy. Particular attention is paid to policy-...

SAARC Workshop on Solid Waste Management

posted on 24 August 2012 by Sameera
This country paper addresses key aspects of solid waste management in Bangladesh such as solid waste generation in urban areas, institutional arrangements, legal frameworks as well as technologies and methods used for waste recycling, treatment and...

Botswana’s Environmental Policy on Recycling

posted on 24 August 2012 by Sameera
Recycling operations have become one of the primary strategies for waste management,worldwide. Especially, recycling operations are viewed as among the most effective techniques for reducing the amount of municipal solid waste disposed at landfill...

An Evaluation of waste management in Botswana: Achievements and Challenges

posted on 24 August 2012 by Sameera
This paper examines some of the developments in waste management that are taking place in Botswana based on government documentation and other relevant work on the subject. It explores the main achievements the country has made and highlights on some...