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  1. Present Scenario and Future Vision of Solid Waste Management in Nepal

    Present Scenario and Future Vision of Solid Waste Management in Nepal By Dr. Sumitra Amatya Solid Waste Management Technical Support Center (SWMTSC) Ministry of Local Development Shreemahal, Pulchowk, Lalitpur According to a survey done by Central Bureau ...

    ekhupdater - 08/22/2014 - 16:43

  2. Bhutan: Waste Prevention and Management Act of Bhutan, 2009

    This Act aims at preventing and reducing volumes of waste generation, and at promoting the reuse, recycle and management of waste in an environmentally sound manner. Waste includes solid, liquid, gaseous, hazardous and non-hazardous, organic or inorganic ...

    admin - 08/05/2014 - 15:13

  3. Kampot Solid Waste Management Baseline Survey

    Current solid waste management systems in Asia are strained, and landfill space is fast becoming a rare commodity. Governments face increasing costs for disposal, while public health and the environment suffer from the damaging effects of untreated solid ...

    admin - 08/22/2014 - 11:10

  4. From Waste to Worth

    Solid waste management is one of the major environmental burdens, particularly in megacities of many developmed and developing Asian countries.  High population growth and urbanization coupled with rapid economic growth greatly accelerates consumption rat ...

    admin - 08/22/2014 - 12:06

  5. Improving the solid waste management in Phnom Penh city: a strategic approach

    Though the solid waste management (SWM) system in Phnom Penh city in general has been upgraded since the waste collection service was franchised out to the private sector, the performance of the existing SWM system is still low. Unreliable and irregular c ...

    ekhupdater - 08/22/2014 - 16:07

  6. Solid waste management in Abuja, Nigeria

    The new city of Abuja provided an opportunity to avoid some of the environmental problems associated with other major cities in Africa. The current status of solid waste management in Abuja has been reviewed and recommendations for improvements are made. ...

    ekhupdater - 08/22/2014 - 16:12

  7. City of Melbourne Greenhouse Action Plan 2006-2010

    This strategic framework implies that Council should seek to use as little energy as possible through energy efficient buildings, streetlights and other operations. Energy efficiency is the most financially attractive strategy; it saves money on energy bi ...

    ekhupdater - 08/22/2014 - 16:25

  8. Review of past research and proposed action plan for landfill gas-to-energy applications in India

    Open dumps employed for disposal of municipal solid waste (MSW) are generally referred to as landfills and have been traditionally used as the ultimate disposal method in India. The deposition of MSW in open dumps eventually leads to uncontrolled emission ...

    ekhupdater - 08/22/2014 - 16:36

  9. Best Practices on Solid Waste Management of Nepalese Cities

    In fact solid waste management is a big challenge to all established and emerging towns of Nepal. Basically municipalities are giving preferences only on collecting the waste and dumping it. The principle of 3R (waste reduction, re-use and recycle) are no ...

    ekhupdater - 08/22/2014 - 16:41

  10. Solid Waste Management in Kathmandu City, Nepal

    Generation & Collection of KMC: Waste Generation is 0.3 kg/p/day making a total domestic waste gen. App. 246 ton/day and others: Commercial waste (12%)app. 30 ton/day; Street Waste (12%) app. 30 ton/day; Waste from VDC (12%) 30 ton/day. Total Generati ...

    ekhupdater - 08/22/2014 - 16:45