Kitakyushu Initiative for a Clean Environment

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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...
Policy Report
Kitakyushu Initiative Research
Author:
Ninette
Ramirez
To ensure that the objectives of the research are being achieved, activities in selected cities in the Philippines are to be monitored. At the core of this is the development of a Study on Low-Cost and Low-Tech Wastewater and Night Soil Management Systems in the Philippines. The main objective of the research study is to conduct an in-depth...
Policy Report
Kitakyushu Initiative Research
Author:
Sarunya
Sujaritpong
Vilas
Nitivattananon
Human excreta and domestic wastewater are predominantly treated by primary onsite treatment systems in Thailand. Technically, accumulated fecal sludge and effluent from those primary treatment systems must be properly further treated. In response to the King’s concern on the unhygienic practices on nightsoil management, Nonthaburi municipality...
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...
Policy Report
Kitakyushu Initiative Research
Author:
Dewi
Dwirianti
Population of community in Indonesia grows significantly slight especially in urban area. This condition may impact to environmental support capacity deterioration. That impact must be treated definitely, particularly for the use of waste water treatment. The increasing number of community will increase consumption of drinking water and directly...
Presentation

Economic analysis of composting, through Surabaya's case: Application in Bangkok

Workshop on utilization of organic waste, 6 November 2008
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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...