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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...

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...

Dissemination of Waste-to-Energy Biogas Technologies from Integrated Sustainable Solid Waste Management Systems

posted on 10 November 2011 by tatiana
One of the products of the ISSOWAMA (Integrated Sustainable Management in Asia ) project is the workshop on "Dissemination of Waste-to-Energy Biogas Technologies from Integrated Sustainable Solid Waste Management Systems". The workshop was...

Municipal Solid Waste Management in Ho Chi Minh City, Lessons learned

posted on 11 November 2011 by tatiana
An interesting presentation of the Municipal Solid Waste Management in Ho Chi Minh City and the lessons to be learned from this case. The presentation is one of the results of the ISSOWAMA (Integrated Sustainable Solid Waste Management in Asia) project.

Decentralised Anaerobic Treatment of Market Waste: A Case study in South India

posted on 11 November 2011 by tatiana
The presentation available below describes the case of the initiatives towards Decentralised Anaerobic Treatment of Market Waste in South India. Used biotechnologies are assessed and cost calculations are made.

Construction and Operation of a Sanitary Landfill: Experience of Dhaka City Corporation

posted on 6 March 2012 by Anonymous
Dhaka City Corporation (DCC) inaugurated the first ever sanitary landfill in Bangladesh at Matuail in October 2007. A dump site was transformed into a sanitary landfill. This was a very tough job and DCC succeeded very nicely. Now DCC is doing the...
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Hospital Waste Fact Sheet by WWF

posted on 23 September 2010 by Anonymous
The World Wide Fund (WWF) has published a series of key factsheets including one for Hospital Waste. The factsheet provides information on: Different Types of Hospital Waste Guidelines Practices of Improper Disposal Solutions...

Carbon Financing and Solid Waste Management

posted on 22 March 2011 by Anonymous
Waste Concern and United Nations ESCAP has published a brochure explaining the Clean Development Mechanism and its application to solid waste management practices. The brochure provides a short explanation on: What is carbon financing? Who...

Waste Management World: A magazine

posted on 23 March 2011 by Anonymous
Waste Management World is an interesting magazine that provides insights and useful information on waste management related issues. You can find articles classified into the following thematic groups: Collection/Transport Recycling...

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...