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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.

Weblinks Prices for Recovered Materials

posted on 15 September 2010 by Anonymous
Letsrecycle provides accurate and up-to-date information on UK prices of recovered materials, in particular plastic, paper, organics, glass, wood, textiles and metals.

Scrap Specification Circular by ISRI

posted on 20 September 2010 by Anonymous
The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries has published "The Scrap Specifications Circular",that provides guidelines for buying and selling a variety of processed scrap commodities, including ferrous, nonferrous, paper, plastics,...

Market Reports for Recovered Materials in the UK

posted on 21 September 2010 by Anonymous
Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) has launched a series of market situation reports providing in-depth information on the latest economic trends and developments facing the UK’s recycling industry. Each report focuses on a different...

Glass Recycling in the UK

posted on 21 September 2010 by Anonymous
Glass Recycling UK Ltd are the UK's largest independent glass recycling company. Collecting 1000's of tonnes of glass bottles and jars every week and processing them into glass cullet. Following the weblink you can find many useful...

Compost Calculator

posted on 21 September 2010 by Anonymous
The calculator allows you to see the financial values of the key nutrients N, P and K present in compost and biofertiliser, when compared with inorganic fertilisers. The values are based on the typical total nutrient contents of composts and...

Waste Glass as a Construction Material

posted on 21 September 2010 by Anonymous
The weblink presents users' guidelines for byproducts and secondary use materials in pavement construction.

Implementation Guide for Small Business Recycling Cooperatives

posted on 22 September 2010 by Anonymous
Cooperatives can provide small businesses convenient and affordable access to recycling services. With support from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, under the President’s Climate Change Action Plan, the Northeast Recycling Council (NERC...

Aluminium Dross Recycling

posted on 22 September 2010 by Anonymous
The worldwide aluminium industry produces nearly five million tonnes of furnace waste each year. Known as dross, the residual waste material is produced from any process in which aluminium is melted, and is left behind after conventional recycling has...

Paper University

posted on 22 September 2010 by Anonymous
The Paper University provides information on paper and paper recycling by using a series of interactive tools. Amongst the questions addressed the following are included: How is paper recycled? How are Corrugated Boxes made? How much paper...

Decentralised Composting for Cities of Low and Middle Income Countries

posted on 22 September 2010 by Anonymous
The book Decentralised Composting for Cities of Low- and Middle-Income Countries - A User's Manual describes approaches and methods of composting on neighborhood level in small-and middle-scale plants. It considers issues of waste collection,...