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Education Resources from Waste Watch

posted on 23 March 2011 by Anonymous
Waste Watch provides on-line a really interesting website with educational resources for schools, children and teacher regarding the 3R's (reuse, reduce, recycle). Games, brochures and information materials are some of the resources provided. Enjoy...

Lineamientos para la gestion de los residuos de aparatos electricos y electronicos (RAEE) en Latinoamerica

posted on 8 September 2011 by Anonymous
El presente documentof fue realizado en el marco del Proyecto Regional sobre Armonization de la Gestion  de Residuos Electronicos en Latinoamerica implementado por la Platforma RELAC con el apoyo del Internartional Development Research Center,...

Public Private Partnership for waste collection in Managua, Nicaragua

posted on 16 September 2011 by Anonymous
A very intersting video on the Public Private Partnership established in Managua, Nicaragua between the municipality and the informal waste collectors, under the Cooperativa des Manos Unidos. The partnership has been supported by the UNDP programme on...

Programme to bring collectors of recyclable materials into formal markets

posted on 16 September 2011 by Anonymous
AVINA, MIF, the IDB’s Water and Sanitation Division, and the Coca-Cola Company, with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, launch the first Latin American program to integrate waste collectors into the formal recycling market....

Low Cost - Zero Waste Municipality Project

posted on 11 January 2012 by Anonymous
The project aims at developing an integrated Zero-waste management system for Municipalities that is based on the principles of re-use, recycling and reduce of waste that ends up in landfills and dumps. To tackle this challenge, the project will...

Converting Waste Plastics into a Resource

posted on 6 March 2012 by Anonymous
UNEP has a series of waste management related publications. Among those one can find two Guides related to plastic waste. One guide presents assessment guidelines with the aimto raise awareness and assist on the collection and analysis of data to...

Elmina Project: Plastic Recycling of Solid Waste

posted on 14 April 2012 by Anonymous
The Elmina Project is a solid waste project initiated by the municiplity of Gouda in cooperation with Elmina municipality in Surinam. A plastics recycling company has been set up and valorization channels have been created. For more information on the...

Dialogue on Sustainable Financing of Recycling: Consumer Packaging

posted on 28 June 2012 by Anonymous
The Dialogue on Sustainable Financing of Recycling of Packaging at the Municipal Level was a multi-stakeholder, cross-sector dialogue convened by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) at the request of several state government agencies and other...

A Comprehensive Plastic Waste Management Strategy for the City of Nairobi

posted on 6 July 2012 by Sameera
This comprehensive plastic waste management strategy for the city of Nairobi is based on the 3R approach that focuses on reducing, reusing and recycling generated wastes.This strategy seeks to bring together in a form of a working partnership key...

Appraisal of solid waste collection following private sector involvement in Dar es Salaam city, Tanzania

posted on 6 July 2012 by Sameera
This paper presents findings of a study, which was carried out in Dar es Salaam city to assess postprivatisation of solid waste collection and disposal. Prior to the assessment, fieldwork studies indicated that current solid waste generation rate in...