Organic Waste

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Policy Brief
Current waste management practices in cities in developing Asia are a threat to human health and to the environment. This policy brief focuses on biological methods with lower emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG), and argues that national and local governments have key roles to play in mainstreaming these methods. It also recommends policy packages...
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Policy Report
This project aims to promote the use of waste biomass for food and energy production, and identify viable approaches for utilizing biomass conversion technology in the target countries: Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Thailand. This project has endeavored to involve relevant stakeholders since the beginning of project implementation. Those stakeholders are...
Policy Report
Author:
Alice
Sharp
The objective of this report is to facilitate local governments in decision making and implementation of urban organic waste utilization projects that can contribute to sustainable solid waste management and national agendas on food, energy, and climate change. This report provides an overview of national policy, regulations, and institutions...
Discussion Paper
Author:
Korakanh
Pasomsouk
The objective of this report is to facilitate local governments in decision making and implementation of urban organic waste utilization projects that can contribute to sustainable solid waste management and national agendas on food, energy, and climate change. This report provides an overview municipal solid waste management in Lao PDR. In the...
Policy Report
Author:
Chau, Kim Heng
Rithy
Uch
Phalla
Sam
This report describes and analyses the current situation of urban organic waste management in Cambodia through field surveys and interviews. The authors introduce various organic waste utilisation technologies that implemented in neighbouring and other developing Asian countries to assist technology selection. In addition, the authors provide...
Policy Report
In this policy report the authors have compiled and analysed the most recent data on waste generation and the national policies related with waste management and climate change in ten countries in Asia. The study found that many countries in the region are now paying more attention to solid waste management from the perspective of climate change....