Solid Waste

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Peer-reviewed Article
In Environment and Urbanization Asia
The solid waste sector is a significant contributor to methane (CH4) emissions with a global warming potential (GWP) of 21 times more than that of CO2 bringing the need for preventive actions from this sector. In the recent years composting projects both centralized and decentralized have proved to be addressing this issue. However, much of the...
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....
Conference Paper
Regional Development Dialogue (RDD)
Author:
Alice
Sharp
Chau, Kim Heng
This paper reviews current status of urban solid waste management in Cambodia and Thailand, and describes three urban organic waste utilization projects based on composting and anaerobic digestion. The multiple benefits of these three case studies are analysed, including the effects on solid waste management, agriculture and food production, energy...
Peer-reviewed Article
In IRES Vol.5 No.2
This paper presents an overview of the linkages between population growth, urbanization, economic development, and environmental issues in Asian cities. Focusing on the areas of transport planning and air pollution, solid waste management, and water supply and sanitation, it looks at the major environmental issues faced by cities in the region, at...