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The Asia-Pacific region faces a fundamental dilemma. Over recent decades the region has achieved tremendous economic growth that has lifted millions of its people out of poverty and raised living standards, but in many places the way land is being used to generate this growth is unsustainable. Land has been exploited – growing economies regardless...
Policy Report
Asia is home to 60% of the world’s total population, with further population growth forecast in the future. In addition, the region accounts for 30% of global GDP and by 2050 this share is expected to exceed 50%, making Asia the region with the most dynamic growth in the world. Against this background, there is a worsening impact on the environment...
Commissioned Report
Key Messages - Indonesia is the fourth most populous country in the world with a total population of more than 260 million people, of which more than half of them are now living in urban areas, and less than 2% are connected to centralised sewer network and treatment system. This situation creates a huge burden for urban environment and...
Conference Proceeding
WEPA International Workshop on “Roles of decentralized wastewater and septage management in addressing the challenges and accelerating the progress of Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG6) in Asia”
The Asia-Pacific region, with over 4.6 billion people by 2016, is the home of nearly 60% of the world population. Rapid population growth, urbanization, industrialization and changes in consumption patterns, including shifting diets toward highly water-intensive foods such as meats, which have led to a significant increase in water demand, and...
Commissioned Report
Although an enormous progress has been made over the last 25 years regarding the increased access to improved on-site sanitation such as septic tanks in urban areas of Indonesia, but unfortunately most of them are soak pits of poorly designed, constructed, open bottomed septic tanks. Particularly, due to lack of regular de-sludging and maintenance,...
Policy Report
UNEP published the Air Pollution in Asia and the Pacific: Science-based Solutions, the first-ever comprehensive scientific assessment of air pollution outlook in the region. It outlines 25 clean air measures that could achieve safe air quality levels for 1 billion people by 2030 - with numerous benefits for public health, economic development and...
Conference Paper

Business Models for Septage Collection and Treatment in Indonesia – Case Study in Bandung and Denpasar City

National Workshop on Business Models for Septage Collection and Treatment in the Urban Areas of Indonesia
Sonny Abfertiawan
This presentation explains about the process and results of developing commercially viable business models for septage management, including emptying, collection & transport, treatment/disposal and/or reuse, through a case study in Bandung and Denpasar city of Indonesia
Book Chapter
In Environmental Sustainability in Asia Publication - Series on Cambodia
In this book chapter, the authors provide a comprehensive understanding on: (i) the current status of Tonle Sap Lake water environment, (ii) human-induced and global environmental change impacts on the livelihoods of local communities on and around TSL, and (iii) the expected contribution of the SATREPS project to address these challenges through...
Training or Learning Material
This training material has been designed for water engineering students and water practitioners in Da Nang city under the 10YFP Project on "A new approach to reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emission through changing lifestyle toward water and electricity saving in urban households in Danang, Vietnam" funded by UNEP. The presentation addressed some...
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