The National Strategy to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants from the Municipal Solid Waste Sector in the Philippines was developed through a multi-stakeholder consultation process led by the Department of Environmental and Natural Resources (DENR) through its Environmental Management Bureau’s (EMB) Climate Change Division (CCD) and Solid Waste...
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The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) - Environmental Management Bureau (EMB) through its Climate Change Division (CCD) and Solid Waste Management Division (SWMD), and the multi-agency National Solid Waste Management Commission (NSWMC), in coordination with the Climate Change Commission (CCC), has been involved in developing...
In Waste Management
Municipal solid waste management (MSWM) is considered one of the serious environmental issues in the Philippines, with corresponding linkages to the climate change and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). However, methane (CH4) linked with indiscriminate dumping of municipal solid waste has received the much attention with regard to public health...
Forum on Urbban Resilience to Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction Management Strategies
Reduction Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (SLCPs) in addition to conventional GHG is an emerging mitigation approach in waste sector. City of Battambang (Cambodia), with the support of IGES, has implemented Participatory Waste Management Initiative which comprised of a series of activities intended for improving city's waste management system...
The basic survey on development of “Asia Pacific 3R White Paper” project conducted the basic survey and institutionalization of experts/researchers group for development for the Asia Pacific 3R white paper (tentative title). In addition, the zero draft of writing guideline for Asia Pacific 3R white paper was developed initially for the development...
Fifth Regional 3R Forum in Asia, Surabaya
This presentation summarises finding of an ADB project on promoting recycling business in developing Asia: China, India, Malaysia, Thailand. Examples of good recycling business model were introduced followed with recommendations to improve the recycling business toward sustainable development.
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.
Due to a rapid increase in waste generation in Asia, recycling businesses are increasing their already significant contribution to sustainable solid waste management. At the same time, improper practices of recycling businesses can also generate serious health and environmental impacts. There is therefore a clear need to promote the scaling up of...
IGES's recent collaborative activities on the 3Rs in Malaysia Development of Food Waste Management Strategy in Malaysia
Inception Workshop for MOEJ LCS FS in Iskandar
Draft final report: RETA 7450 Project Preparation Support for Livable Cities; Component 2: Regional Knowledge Sharing (IGES Component) - Study area 2 Promoting recycling in municipal solid waste management through sustainable business models
This report provides in-depth analysis of recycling business in Thailand, China, India and Malaysia.