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This Work Plan provides comprehensive and up-to-date analysis on the status, challenges and opportunities of waste management in Medan City, including relevant regulations and policies, administrative structure, waste management cost, waste quality and quantity, waste collection, 3Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle), and final disposal. Based on such...
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Pengelolaan sampah telah menjadi salah satu isu utama di banyak kota khususnya di negara-negara berkembang. Tempat-tempat pembuangan akhir dari limbah padat perkotaan merupakan sumber terbesar ketiga dari emisi metana antropogenik di dunia. Sementara itu, pembakaran sampah secara terbuka dan pembakaran bahan bakar yang tidak sempurna dari truk-truk...
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Maldives has had to face a growing challenge in managing its solid waste and associated environmental, economic and social issues. This situation is even worse in small islands due to the size of the island communities, insufficient infrastructure and waste transportation difficulties, absence of sufficient budget and appropriate cost recovery...
Commentary (Op. Ed)
Author:
Michael
Lettenmeier
Viivi
Toivio
This commentary summarises the key findings and implications of the study on Lifestyle Carbon Footprints: Long-term targets and case studies of the carbon footprints of household consumption. This study introduces and develops an approach to establishing lifestyle carbon footprints: greenhouse gases directly emitted during and indirectly induced by...
Submission to Policy Process
Author:
Mao
Kol Mardi
Navuth
Sam
Kim
Vathanak Thida
Keo
Channarith
Nodira
Akhmedkhodjaeva
Rithy
Uch
Phalla
Sam
Lara
Grosso
Seng
Bunrith
Just like in any city, the waste management has always been a major societal issue for Phnom Penh. The monthly amount of disposed waste at the landfill more than doubled in the past decade owing to factors such as population growth, economic growth, changes in industrial structure and of people’s lifestyle. While Phnom Penh Capital Administration...
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Initiatives on Food Waste Prevention in Japan

9th meeting of Working Party on Resource Productivity and Waste (WPRPW), OECD
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During the 9th WPRPW meeting of OECD, food waste prevention and good practices in assessing the related policies were discussed in a roundtable session. From Japan, Hotta from IGES shared information on Japan's initiative on food waste prevention in Japan and submitted a short report to WPRPW process.
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Submission to Policy Process
7th Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific
The summary of discussion of the country break-out session 2 (Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, Mongolia, Palau, Solomon Island, Viet Nam) at 7th Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific was made by session facilitator, Yasuhiko Hotta, Area Leader of SCP Area, IGES.
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Commentary (Op. Ed)
フランス植民地時代の古い街並みを残すカンボジア第二の都市、バッタンバン市-近年、バッタンバンを訪れる海外からの観光客が増加していますが、観光資源の一つでもある市場は衛生状態やごみの管理に課題を抱えています。今回は、このバッタンバン市でIGESが実施している有機廃棄物(生ごみ)を堆肥化するためにごみを分別するパイロットプロジェクトについて、ジャンヤ・サン-アルン主任研究員にこれまでの取り組みと今後の課題について聞きました。