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Assessment of the Status of Waste Service Delivery and Capacity at the Local Government Level: South Africa

posted on 14 June 2012 by Anonymous
This report presents the findings of an assessment of the municipal solid waste service level in South Africa. Approximately 150 municipalities participated in this analysis. The results have been based on the following sources of information:...

Solid Waste Management in World's Cities

posted on 4 May 2010 by verele
UN Habitat has recently published a book with the title " Solid Waste Management in the World Cities" (, written in cooperation with WASTE advisers on urban...

Toxics Link

posted on 12 July 2010 by verele
Toxics Link has unique expertise in the areas of hazardous, medical and municipal wastes, as well as in specific issues such as the international waste trade, and the emerging issues of pesticides and POPs.

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.

Developing a Support Structure to Turn Waste into a Resource: Strategic Analysis

posted on 28 January 2011 by Anonymous
A strategic assessment based on the Integated Solid Waste Management approach is presented for the city of Nairobi. A short presentation on how to integrate ISWM principles into strategy formulation.

Manual para la definición de un modelo tarifario para la gestión municipal de residuos sólidos

posted on 23 March 2011 by Anonymous
The Competitiveness and Environment Program (CYMA), through its inter-institutional platform and within the framework of its work in identifying sustainable solid waste management systems for municipalities, has prepared a manual for the definition...

Municipal Waste Management Report: Status quo and Issues in Southeast and East Asian Countries

posted on 16 September 2011 by Anonymous
The AIT-UNEP Regional Resource Center for Asia and the Pacific have published a report that presents and discusses the status-quo and issues of Municipal Waste in 14 countries in Southeast and East Asia. Aspects of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW)...

Managua towards Public-Private Partnerships for solid waste collection

posted on 16 September 2011 by Anonymous
The Mayor's Office of Citizen Power of Managua (ALMA), in search of better performance in collecting trash in various neighborhoods of the capital, signed a partnership for solid waste management in the municipality of Managua. This alliance is to...

Privitazation: A Formula for Provision or Perversion of Municipal Solid Waste Management?

posted on 16 September 2011 by Anonymous
This report by Brooks Anderson of Clear Impression Documentation Services, reviews the history, theory and outcomes of public service privatisation in order to weigh its merit and foresee the impact privatisation is likely to have on municipal solid...

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...