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Glass Recycling Information Sheet

posted on 21 September 2010 by Anonymous
Waste Online provides answers to the following questions with regards to glass recycling: Why bother? What you can do? How's, what's and where's of recycling glass? Sources of Further Information What the law says?

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...

Health Care Waste Management in Sri Lanka

posted on 23 September 2010 by Anonymous
The report was one of the outcomes of the CORDAID project in Sri Lanka, after the Tsunami incident, for reconstruction and relief aid. Based on a request to the Central Environment Authority an assessment was made of the solid waste situation caused by...

Hospital Waste Management in the Philippines

posted on 23 September 2010 by Anonymous
This study was designed to understand and document the waste management practices especially for toxic and hazardous waste in the health care sector. Specifically, it contains two case studies of tertiary hospitals in Metro Manila. These case studies...

Construction and Demolition Waste by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

posted on 23 September 2010 by Anonymous
The US EPA provides online many useful information and resources for construction and demolition (C&D) waste. Among others  a wide range of C&D materials reduction techniques, such as reduce, reuse, recycle, and rebuy are described.

Municipal Waste Generation Outlook for OECD countries

posted on 18 October 2010 by Anonymous
The European Environmental Agency provides projections for municipal solid waste generation from 1980-2030 for the OECD countries.

Waste Maps and Graphics

posted on 20 October 2010 by Anonymous
GRID-Arendal, the collaborating centre of the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP), publishes illustrations on various aspects of waste. The illustrations have primarily been prepared in cooperation with the Basel Convention...

Public Awareness Brochure for Marine Litter

posted on 20 January 2011 by Anonymous
The UNEP through its programme Regional Seas, has published a pamphlet titled: " What can we do about marine litter?" in order to raise public awareness and sensitize the public on marine litter issues.

Tackling the Marine Debris in the 21st Century

posted on 20 January 2011 by Anonymous
A brief report from the National Academies on how to deal with the issue of marine debris discarded from ships and other ocaen based activities.

Material Resources and Waste, a report by the European Environment Agency

posted on 20 January 2011 by Anonymous
The European economy needs huge amounts of resources to function. Apart from consuming minerals, metals, concrete and wood, Europe burns fossil fuels and uses land to satisfy the needs of its citizens. Demand for materials is so intense that between...