Municipal Solid Waste Management

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Submission to Policy Process
Maldives has had to face a growing challenge in managing its solid waste and associated environmental, economic and social issues. This situation is even worse in small islands due to the size of the island communities, insufficient infrastructure and waste transportation difficulties, absence of sufficient budget and appropriate cost recovery...
Working Paper
The 1st IWWG-ARB Symposium, 18-21 March 2013, Hokkaido University, Japan
Author:
Aloysius Mariae L. Canete
Masaya Nagaishi
Solid Waste Management (SWM) is considered to be one of the most serious environmental issues in the Philippines. The annual waste generation was estimated at 10 million tons in 2010 and this is expected to rise by 40% in 2020. The Republic Act (RA) 9003, otherwise known as the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000, provides the necessary...
Policy Report
A participatory pilot project is implemented based on the result of group’s discussion and brainstorming at the training workshop that carried out in Phitsanulok Municipality, Thailand. After returning to Battambang, Cambodia, a working group was formulated by the trainees in August 2012. Members of the working group include representatives from...
Presentation
Review and planning workshop on Eco-town
Phitsanulok Municipality has gradually achieved the zero waste target through the 3Rs implementation, polluter pay principle, public participation, pre-treatment prior to landfill and pyrolysis. The remaining waste to landfill is approximately 5%.
Policy Brief
Greenhouse gas emissions from conventional municipal solid waste management in developing countries contribute significantly to global climate change. This policy brief provides the results of quantitative assessment of greenhouse gas emissions from different waste management options as well as from an integrated waste management system....