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Waste Trends

The world is changing rapidly, and so do waste management systems and the discussions about the role and relevance of waste management. New themes around solid waste management gain more and more attention and they gradually form trends in the sector. The WastePortal is trying to follow those trends and provide you with access to related information. Among those trends we have identified the following:

Climate Change, Infromal Sector,Indicators, Public Private Partnerships, Sustainable Financing

Below you can find all the available resources- events, organizations, pages, weblinks- that relate to the different waste related trends.


Municipal Waste Management Report: Status quo and Issues in Southeast and East Asian Countries

posted on 16 September 2011 by Anonymous
The AIT-UNEP Regional Resource Center for Asia and the Pacific have published a report that presents and discusses the status-quo and issues of Municipal Waste in 14 countries in Southeast and East Asia. Aspects of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW)...

Managua towards Public-Private Partnerships for solid waste collection

posted on 16 September 2011 by Anonymous
The Mayor's Office of Citizen Power of Managua (ALMA), in search of better performance in collecting trash in various neighborhoods of the capital, signed a partnership for solid waste management in the municipality of Managua. This alliance is to...

Public Private Partnership for waste collection in Managua, Nicaragua

posted on 16 September 2011 by Anonymous
A very intersting video on the Public Private Partnership established in Managua, Nicaragua between the municipality and the informal waste collectors, under the Cooperativa des Manos Unidos. The partnership has been supported by the UNDP programme on...

Programme to bring collectors of recyclable materials into formal markets

posted on 16 September 2011 by Anonymous
AVINA, MIF, the IDB’s Water and Sanitation Division, and the Coca-Cola Company, with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, launch the first Latin American program to integrate waste collectors into the formal recycling market....

WasteDataFlow Waste Management

posted on 20 February 2012 by Anonymous
  WasteDataFlow is the web based system for municipal waste data reporting by UK local authorities to government. The system went live on 30 April 2004.The aim is to gradually replace the various and often repetitive waste questionnaires issued...

Développement du Secteur de Recyclage de Déchets Solides au Maroc

posted on 6 March 2012 by Anonymous
Le présent rapport est organisé en deux parties, la première est consacrée à l’analyse approfondie des principales filières actives à savoir les matériaux plastiques, le verre, le papier/...

La filière informelle de récupération et de recyclage des déchets

posted on 6 March 2012 by Anonymous
  ENDA Maghreb  a publié un petit rapport illustré par rapport à la contribution du secteur informel à la gestion des déchets municipaux au Maroc. Le rapport présente en court la situation des d...

Video on Public Private Partnerships in Lusaka for Solid Waste Management

posted on 14 March 2012 by Anonymous
The video is an interesting documentary on the current integrated waste management system implemented in the city of Lusaka in Zambia. You can see the pre-collection mechanisms, the transfer points as well as the whole part of the recovered materials...

Waste Pickers Project, Bangadesh

posted on 23 April 2012 by Anonymous
In Bangladesh one is aware of the advantage and necessity of recycling garbage. On the rubbish dumps of the capital Dhaka for several years it has been possible to separate...

Feasibility study for the stablishement and operation of a Common/ Central Treatment Facility for Hospital Waste in Pokhara City under PPP arrangements

posted on 24 April 2012 by Anonymous
The Government of Nepal is adopting Public Private Partnership (PPP) as a viable development tool to mobilize private resources for the sustainable provision of services and infrastructure in Nepal. During the past years of project implementation in...