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E-Waste Alliance

posted on 18 June 2012 by Anonymous
The e-Waste Alliance is a non-profit organisation which helps to coordinate responsible management ofthe entire electronic waste (e-waste) stream in a one-stop shop format. E-Waste Alliance provides a constructive solution to the problems associated...
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Municipal Strategic Planning for Solid Waste Management, Concepts and Tools

posted on 25 May 2010 by Anonymous
What it is Strategic Planning when it comes to Solid Waste Management (SWM)? Strategic Planning is a very adaptable methodology where the only thing fixed is the final objective: Integrated Sustainable Waste Management System. By keeping that in mind...

ISWM Case Study: Municipality of Elefsina, Attica, Greece

posted on 23 June 2010 by Anonymous
The case of Elefsina Municipality: An example of ISWM in practise! Located in the north-west coast of Attica, in Greece and with a population of approximately 300.000 inhabitants, Elefsina is one of the most active municipalities in the country in...

Plastic

posted on 24 June 2010 by Anonymous
What is Plastic Waste? For more information on what is plastic as a raw material and as waste can be found at the following links: Association of Plastic Manufactureurs in Europe: www.plasticseurope.org The European Plastics Converters: www....

The need for the Private Sector in a Zero Waste, 3-R, and Circular Economy Materials Management Strategy

posted on 16 September 2011 by Anonymous
In global discussions about the future of waste management, “recycling” is the word on everyone’s lips.  Specifically, up to now in the meetings of the Asia Regional 3-R Forum, as well as at the 2010 18th Cycle and coming 2011...

Higher Education Needs for Capacity Building at Local Level for Solid Waste Management through 3R in Asian developing countries

posted on 8 November 2011 by Anonymous
The purpose of this investigation is to highlight the higher education needs for Integrated Solid Waste Management (ISWM) through 3R by scrutinizing the present academic curriculum of Solid Waste Management (SWM) and capacity available with Local...

Application of Integrated Solid Waste Management in a Tourist Resort of Boracay Island, Philippines

posted on 10 November 2011 by Anonymous
In many Asian countries, in order to raise awareness and to improve the solid waste situation, innovative integrated waste management concepts have to be developed and established. As such an integrated approach should comprise of technical,...

Asian Guidelines of ISWM Assessment Methods

posted on 10 November 2011 by tatiana
This guide makes clear how solid waste management (SWM) in Asian developing countries is influenced by the prevailing social, economic, institutional, legal, technical and environmental conditions, and points out the negative impacts of deficient...

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...

Instruments for Sustainable Solid Waste Management in Bostwana

posted on 24 August 2012 by Sameera
Sustainable solid waste management is a strategy for achieving environmental quality in both the developed and the developing world. Environmental quality is a necessary condition for an increase in per capita welfare over time. The paper suggests...