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First Sub-Regional Workshop on Preparation of Status Report and Sub-regional Road map for implementing the Global Waste Management Goals toward Addressing SDGs in South Asia
Home to roughly 1.8 billion people, South Asia generates approximately 334 million tonnes of waste per year of which 174 million tonnes (57%) is organic in content. In addition to the increase in municipal solid waste, managing complex and emerging waste streams, including e-waste, food waste, construction and demolition waste, disaster waste,...
Conference Proceeding
Author:
Shivantha
Goonasekera
Hemanthi
Goonasekera
IGES Centre Collaborating with UNEP on Environmental Technologies (CCET) and UNEP-IETC undertook preliminary discussions with the Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment (MOMDE) in March 2018. In October 2018, MOMDE and CCET agreed to work together in the development of waste management strategy and action plan for Negombo city. Moreover,...
Conference Proceeding
Inception Workshop
Author:
Shivantha
Goonasekera
Hemanthi
Goonasekera
IGES Centre Collaborating with UNEP on Environmental Technologies (CCET) and UNEP-IETC undertook preliminary discussions with the Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment (MOMDE) in March 2018. In October 2018, MOMDE and CCET agreed to work together in implementing the following three activities aimed at improving the waste management...
Conference Proceeding
Author:
Andante
Hadi Pandyaswargo
Faezeh
Mahichi
Hiroshi
Onoda
Organic waste presents a significant portion of MSW compositions in many cities. The proper treatment of organic waste is therefore an important concern, particularly in low and middle-income countries. Biological treatment methods are widely accepted as a technical option to get the full advantage of organic waste as a resource. The most popular...
Conference Proceeding
Author:
Anna
MANAHAN
Voltaire
ACOSTA
Maria Delia CRISTINA M.
VALDEZ
Liz C.
SILVA
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...
Conference Proceeding
Author:
Anna
MANAHAN
Voltaire
ACOSTA
Maria Delia CRISTINA M.
VALDEZ
Liz C.
SILVA
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...
Conference Proceeding
環境科学会
SDG12は、持続可能な消費と生産(SCP)に関わるゴールである。現在、SCPは大きく2つの政策領域にまたがる形で議論がされている。 1つ目の領域は、循環経済である。パリ協定を受けた次の大テーマの最有力候補が、資源効率性の向上であり、循環経済である。天然資源の利用をなるべく削減し、循環資源の利用拡大を目指すものであるが、同時に、サービス化、デジタル化、シェアリングなどの新たなビジネス動向を含む動きとなっている。従来の廃棄物リサイクル分野での議論を越えるものとなってきている。 2つ目の領域は、持続可能なライフスタイルとインフラへの移行である。これは、製品単位の省エネルギー、省資源化、消費者の意識向上だけでは、SCP形態への移行が困難であるとの認識から発している。
Conference Proceeding
This report documents the proceedings of the workshop, which was designed to raise awareness, facilitate dialogue and promote knowledge sharing on effective SLCP mitigation actions in the MSW sector, with a view towards fostering a network of engaged actors from across the Asia-Pacific region. Workshop discussion focused on understanding drivers of...
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Conference Proceeding
Carbon dioxide (CO2), a primary driver of climate change, is responsible for more than half of the total current warming impact of human-caused emissions. Emitted CO2 remains in the atmosphere for hundreds of years, absorbing heat that contributes to a warming effect even after initial CO2 concentrations start falling. Taking this into...