In developing Asian countries, recycling is carried out under market mechanisms. Recyclable waste is not only collected in the region, but also imported from other regions, such as Europe and North America. Concerns have been raised about issues such as occupational health and pollution associated with recycling. In particular, the safety and...
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Asia and the Pacific White Paper: Result of working session facilitated by Ministry of the Environment of Japan and UNCRD
The 5th Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific, Surabaya, Indonesia, February 25-27, 2014
Recycling business in developing Asia: policy recommendations
ARC working group, Surabaya
This presentation describes finding of an ADB project on investigation of recycling business in developing Asian countries: China, India, Malaysia and Thailand. Remarks: For working group discussion only.
This presentation introduces IGES project on MRV of organic waste separation at source project in Phitsanulok Municipality in 2013.
Waste management is the key stage that links anthroposphere and ecosphere. An ill-designed waste management system may lead to pollution and resource misuse. Furthermore, waste management involves LULU (Locally Unwanted Land Use) facilities, such as landfills and incinerators, and thus becomes a highly controversial public issue. Nowadays, the...
Selected case studies of integrated solid waste management and the 3Rs at local level in Japan
The Joint Workshop of “Asia Resource Circulation Policy Research” and “ERIA 3R Policy Working Group”, October 7-8, 2010, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The need for Preface on agricultural waste management In recent years, Vietnam's agricultural sectors have developed rapidly. The country has become the world's second-largest rice exporter and also a key partner of many developed countries such as the USA, Japan, and countries in the EU in terms of the export of other agricultural products....
About 30,000 tons of waste is generated daily in the Philippines, and this amount is likely to increase by 40% in the next decade if no interventions are provided (Aguinaldo, 2009). Varying approaches to manage waste include efforts to perform cleaner production, eco-efficiency or green productivity, and even sustainable consumption and production....