Solid Waste Management (SWM)

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Peer-reviewed Article
In Journal of Cleaner Production
Abstract Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from conventional solid waste management in developing Asian countries contribute significantly to global climate change. This paper argues that moving towards Integrated Solid Waste Management (ISWM) offers a practical solution for mitigating these GHG emissions and for realising socio-economic as well as...
Policy Report
Kitakyushu Initiative Research
Author:
Jessie
Todoc
The main objective of this study is to analyze the framework of solid waste management (SWM) system in the Philippines, identify good SWM practices, and formulate strategies for its replication in the country and among local government members of the Kitakyushu Initiative Network. Specifically it seeks to: 1. Analyze the mandates and role of local...
Policy Report
Kitakyushu Initiative Workshop
The fourth meeting of the Kitakyushu Initiative Network in June 2007 that was held in Kitakyushu, Japan highlights the unanimous declaration of all participating local governments from Asia and the Pacific region that solid waste management (SWM) remains the most pressing environmental concern for cities and municipalities today. Indeed, solid...
Conference Proceeding
Kitakyushu Initiative Workshop
Urbanization, population growth and economic development are considered the main driving forces of solid waste management (SWM) issues in Asia and the Pacific region. These factors all together influence consumption rates that lead to accelerate waste generation and change waste components. The United Nations Economic and Social Commission in Asia...
Policy Report
Kitakyushu Initiative Research
Author:
Prapti
Wahyuningsih
ベトナム、インドネシアにおける3R国家戦略の策定の一環として、市民や民間セクターの幅広い関係者を対象とした3R促進活動(3Rモジュールの策定・配布等)の実施計画を策定する。このため、現地に赴き、UNCRDと連携しつつ、市民等の3Rに係わる理解促進のための教材のニーズ調査および適切な配布ルートの選定調査(現地政府・市民団体・企業などへの聞き取り調査等)を実施した。 A National 3R (reduce, reuse and recycle) Strategy is currently being developed by the Ministry of Environment, Indonesia (KLH) in line with the newly enacted...
Conference Proceeding
Kitakyushu Initiative Workshop
The primary objective of this summit is to introduce the Takakura Home Method (THM) of Composting as part of the solid waste management system and livelihood development. Specifically it aims to: Introduce comprehensively the concepts of composting and waste segregation; Hands-on demonstration of Takakura Home Method of Composting; Present the...
Policy Report
Kitakyushu Initiative for a Clean Environment
Author:
Kitakyushu City
Surabaya City, the regional capital and the second largest city in Indonesia with three million inhabitants, has successfully achieved 10% waste reduction in 3 years (200t/d waste reduction; 1,500-1,600t/d of waste in 2005 to 1,300t/d in 2007). The achievement was made through 1) distribution of 17,000 units of household compost baskets, 2) setting...
Conference Proceeding
Kitakyushu Initiative Workshop
In Surabaya City, Indonesia, household organic waste composting has been widely practiced in communities. The city government, through the support of several private companies and local NGOs, have adopted the Takakura method that utilises baskets for household composting. This methodology was developed by Pusdakota, a local NGO, in 2004, with...