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Guidance Pack: Private Sector Participation in Municipal Solid Waste Management

posted on 29 September 2010 by Anonymous
In preparing this Guidance Pack for the World Bank, Sandra Cointreau-Levine provides a framework and a set of tools to assist local authorities in deciding whether to engage the private sector in the delivery of municipal solid waste services. This...

Municipal Waste Generation Outlook for OECD countries

posted on 18 October 2010 by Anonymous
The European Environmental Agency provides projections for municipal solid waste generation from 1980-2030 for the OECD countries.

Movie on Importance of Waste Pickers Uniting in India

posted on 19 January 2011 by Anonymous
A thought-provoking documentary about the women of Pune, India working with the recycling co-operative SWaCH. Watch how their work impacts their lives and the environment around them. Through organizing, these women have improved their livelihoods and...

Municipal Strategy for Solid Waste Management, Suffolk, UK

posted on 20 January 2011 by Anonymous
The Suffolk Waste Partnership (SWP) is the group of Councils in Suffolk that collect and dispose of the County’s municipal waste. The SWP comprises of all seven District and Borough Councils (Waste Collection Authorities) as well as the County...

Regional Solid Waste Management Project in METAP Mashreq and Maghreb Countries

posted on 24 January 2011 by Anonymous
Financed by European  Commission EU in 2002; IBRD, WB, ANPE, MEDCITIES and GTZ-ERM-GKW implemented a solid waste management project. The main objective is to promote the adoption of sustainable integrated waste management practices through:...

Developing a Support Structure to Turn Waste into a Resource: Strategic Analysis

posted on 28 January 2011 by Anonymous
A strategic assessment based on the Integated Solid Waste Management approach is presented for the city of Nairobi. A short presentation on how to integrate ISWM principles into strategy formulation.

The Netherlands Waste Management Partnership (NWMP)

posted on 17 March 2011 by Anonymous
  The Netherlands Waste Management Partnership, abbreviated as NWMP, was established in November 2008. The NWMP is a so-called public-private partnership, and comprises the entire chain of companies that work in the waste management sector. The...

Carbon Financing and Solid Waste Management

posted on 22 March 2011 by Anonymous
Waste Concern and United Nations ESCAP has published a brochure explaining the Clean Development Mechanism and its application to solid waste management practices. The brochure provides a short explanation on: What is carbon financing? Who...

Pilot Marine Litter Programme

posted on 23 March 2011 by Anonymous
  The BCLME Marine Litter Programme assessed the current legal framework and ongoing programmes to reduce marine litter in the three BCLME countries (Namibia, South Africa and Angola), as well as raised awareness on the importance of the issue....

Communication Resources for Recycling

posted on 23 March 2011 by Anonymous
The Alameda County has been quite active in raising public awareness of their citizens for issues related to source separation of household waste, recycling and reuse activities. In their website you can find various communication materials, which...