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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.

Pages

Where can global awareness root locally? The Case of Informal Sector Inclusion in Integrated Solid Waste Management

posted on 10 November 2011 by Anonymous
This paper examines the informal recycling sector working on solid waste in Asia, with a focus on India and the Philippines, but with illustrations drawn from across the world. There is increasing awareness around both the role of the sector,...

Environmental Impacts Assessment related to Solid Waste Management in Asian Developing Countries

posted on 10 November 2011 by tatiana
This report presents, in accordance with the description of works of the ISSOWAMA (Intergrated Sustainable Solid Waste Management in Asia) project, the results of studies with respect to the following main tasks: An analysis of relevant...

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...

Thematic Panel Discussion on Municipal, Healthcare and Industrial waste in Philippines

posted on 10 November 2011 by tatiana
The first Thematic Panel Discussion on "Promoting Sustainable Solid Waste Management Practices in Asia" within ISSOWAMA project took place in November, 2010 in Manila, the Philippines. During the four-day event (Novmber 23rd -...

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.

Population, Development, and Waste Management in Botswana: Conceptual and Policy Implications for Climate Change

posted on 24 August 2012 by Sameera
Based on government and other relevant documentation, this paper explores the conceptual linkage between population, development, and waste management in Botswana and the implications of this relationship for global climate change. Population is...
Weblinks

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...