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Video on Public Private Partnerships in Lusaka for Solid Waste Management

posted on 14 March 2012 by Anonymous
The video is an interesting documentary on the current integrated waste management system implemented in the city of Lusaka in Zambia. You can see the pre-collection mechanisms, the transfer points as well as the whole part of the recovered materials...

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

posted on 24 April 2012 by Anonymous
This paper 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 waste management (MSWM) and thereby upon public welfare in India....

Environmentally sound use of Bottom Ash

posted on 7 June 2012 by Sameera
This CEWEG paper discusses the value of bottom ash from Waste-to-Energy plants as a sustainable building material. Using treated bottom ash is more sustainable and environmentally friendly and avoids the use of natural resources such as sand and gravel...

Minimum Requirements for Waste Disposal by Landfill

posted on 3 July 2012 by Sameera
Minimum Requirements for Waste Disposal by Landfill, addresses landfill classification, and the siting, investigation, design operation and monitoring of landfill sites. In the landfill classification system, a landfill is classified in terms of...

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...

Municipal Waste Management in Namibia: The Windhoek Case Study

posted on 6 July 2012 by Sameera
This research attempted to answer the following question: How can Namibia maintain a well-managed system for municipal waste management in the future ? The study presented herein has investigated the current status of municipal waste management in...