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  1. Taiwan: Recycling and Waste Management Plan

    The people of Taiwan have progressed far in recycling and minimizing waste. While in 1997, the amount of garbage produced per capita reached a historical high of 1.14 kilograms per day, by the end of 2008, that number had fallen by almost 51 percent to 0. ...

    admin - 08/22/2014 - 15:30

  2. Pacific Regional Solid Waste Management Strategy 2010-2015

    Since the publication of the first Pacific Regional Solid Waste Management Strategy in 2005, the region has made progress in the way it manages waste.  From the endorsement of national solid waste management strategies and plans, and enactment of legislat ...

    admin - 08/22/2014 - 15:34

  3. Brief on solid waste management in Pakistan

    Solid waste collection by government owned and operated services in Pakistan's cities currently averages only 50% of waste quantities generated; however, for cities to be relatively clean, at least 75% of these quantities should be collected. Unfortu ...

    ekhupdater - 08/26/2014 - 12:29

  4. Municipal Solid Waste Generation and its Disposal Practices in Pakistan

    Municipal Solid Waste Generation and its Disposal Practices in Pakistan: BY Dr. Muhammad Anwar Baig Institute of Environmental Science & Engineering (IESE) National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST) Solid waste can be defined as material ...

    ekhupdater - 08/26/2014 - 12:29

  5. Sustainable solutions for solid waste management in Southeast Asian countries

    Human activities generate waste and the amounts tend to increase as the demand for quality of life increases. Today's rate in the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEANs) is alarming, posing a challenge to governments regarding environmental pollution in the ...

    ekhupdater - 08/22/2014 - 16:07

  6. Tajikistan Municipal Development Strategy

    ICMA is working on a World Bank-funded contract with the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan, local governments in the country, and the central agency in charge of public services to design a mid-term strategy and action plan to improve the performan ...

    ekhupdater - 08/26/2014 - 12:30

  7. Recovery and recycling practices in municipal solid waste management in Lagos, Nigeria

    The population of Lagos, the largest city in Nigeria, increased seven times from 1950 to 1980 with a current population of over 10 million inhabitants. The majority of the city’s residents are poor. The residents make a heavy demand on resources and, at ...

    ekhupdater - 08/26/2014 - 12:30

  8. Household Waste Composting & MSW Recycling in Sri Lanka

    Sixty percent of around 2,900 tones/day MSW in Sri Lanka is collected in the Western Province while 43% and 25% in Colombo District and Colombo Municipal limits, respectively. Furthermore, though legal responsibility is with local authorities, no proper e ...

    ekhupdater - 08/26/2014 - 12:26

  9. Community-base 3R practices in Myanmar

    Solid waste management is currently regarded as one of the most immediate environmental issues in Myanmar. Provision of waste collection services, management activities, and initiation of 3 Rs practices are extensively undertaken by responsible organizati ...

    ekhupdater - 08/26/2014 - 12:30

  10. Reforming waste dump in Bishkek

    According to some estimates more than 15 million people worldwide depend on retrieving recyclable materials from the waste stream. Recent works on waste pickers have largely been produced by the 'consultant view' in development sphere. These wor ...

    ekhupdater - 08/26/2014 - 12:30