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
Burma is among the least emitting countries in the world, with 0.3 tCO2e per capita per year, and total annual GHG emissions of 12 million tCO2-- excluding any methane emissions from agriculture, which has not been estimated (World Bank). In the WRI asses ...
ekhupdater - 08/22/2014 - 16:16
This comprehensive power point presentation provides substantial useful data on different parameters in waste management. It also highlights different methods currently used for collection and treatment of waste in the country. Carbon Emissions Awareness ...
ekhupdater - 08/22/2014 - 16:19
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
Waste Management and Society: A Case Study of Public Participation In Waste Management Kota Kinabalu City
The increase in world population will cause impact on solid waste. This impact is mostly felt by local authorities. Therefore, cooperation with other stakeholders is essential to ensue that municipal solid waste plan works perfectly. Among the most import ...
ekhupdater - 06/02/2014 - 08:52
A decision support system (Landfill Advisor or LFAdvisor) was developed to integrate current knowledge of barrier systems into a computer application to assist in landfill design. The program was developed in Visual Basic and includes an integrated databa ...
ekhupdater - 08/26/2014 - 12:31
The effect of aeration position on the spatial distribution and reduction of pollutants in the landfill stabilization process
Three pilot-scale simulators with different aeration systems were constructed to explore the effects of aeration position on the reduction of pollutants. The simulator with a bottom aeration system successfully distributed oxygen and efficiently inhibited ...
ekhupdater - 08/22/2014 - 16:39
The rapid population growth and urbanization in developing countries as Nepal constitute a threat to the environment. The urbanisation result in more waste and concurrently the development result in new life patterns, standard of living and attitudes chan ...
ekhupdater - 08/22/2014 - 16:44
Quantiﬁcation of greenhouse gas emissions from waste management processes for municipalities – A comparative review focusing
The amount of greenhouse gases (GHG) emitted due to waste management in the cities of developing countries is predicted to rise considerably in the near future; however, these countries have a series of problems in accounting and reporting these gases. So ...
ekhupdater - 08/22/2014 - 17:00
This paper provides an overview of the state of municipal solid waste management (MSWM) by local authorities in Kenya as a case study of a low-income developing country. Approaches of possible solutions that can be undertaken to improve municipal solid wa ...
ekhupdater - 08/22/2014 - 17:01