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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.

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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...

Market Report on the Composting & Anaerobic Digestion Sectors in Ireland

posted on 22 September 2010 by Anonymous
The InterTradeIreland has published in 2009 a market report on composting and anaerobic digetion sector in Ireland. The report shows the issues and challenges in the sectors, but also the opportunities to develop cross-border trading of compost and...

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...

Marketing Compost: A guide for Compost Producers in Low and Middle-Income Countries

posted on 22 September 2010 by Anonymous
The guide describes a marketing approach to composting, and is intended to help compost producers run more viable initiatives by unlocking the value of their product. The handbook does not cover everything there is to know about marketing, but starts...

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: Junkshop & Scrap Business

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 series of guides for starting your own waste recovery business. Important information is provided with...

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:...

Health and Safety Guidelines for Waste Picking

posted on 23 September 2010 by Anonymous
IPES Promoción del Desarrollo Sastenible, in Peru has published a health and safety guide addressing waste pickers and generally waste related professions. The guide is very well illustrated and provides useful and reader-friendly information...