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Asian Guidelines of ISWM Assessment Methods

posted on 10 November 2011 by tatiana
This guide makes clear how solid waste management (SWM) in Asian developing countries is influenced by the prevailing social, economic, institutional, legal, technical and environmental conditions, and points out the negative impacts of deficient...

Thematic Panel Discussion on Municipal, Healthcare and Industrial waste in Philippines

posted on 10 November 2011 by tatiana
The first Thematic Panel Discussion on "Promoting Sustainable Solid Waste Management Practices in Asia" within ISSOWAMA project took place in November, 2010 in Manila, the Philippines. During the four-day event (Novmber 23rd -...

Toxics Link

posted on 12 July 2010 by verele
Toxics Link has unique expertise in the areas of hazardous, medical and municipal wastes, as well as in specific issues such as the international waste trade, and the emerging issues of pesticides and POPs.

Health Care Waste Management in Sri Lanka

posted on 23 September 2010 by Anonymous
The report was one of the outcomes of the CORDAID project in Sri Lanka, after the Tsunami incident, for reconstruction and relief aid. Based on a request to the Central Environment Authority an assessment was made of the solid waste situation caused by...

Hospital Waste Management in the Philippines

posted on 23 September 2010 by Anonymous
This study was designed to understand and document the waste management practices especially for toxic and hazardous waste in the health care sector. Specifically, it contains two case studies of tertiary hospitals in Metro Manila. These case studies...

Hospital Waste Fact Sheet by WWF

posted on 23 September 2010 by Anonymous
The World Wide Fund (WWF) has published a series of key factsheets including one for Hospital Waste. The factsheet provides information on: Different Types of Hospital Waste Guidelines Practices of Improper Disposal Solutions...

Healthcare Waste Management (HCWM) by the World Health Organisation

posted on 23 September 2010 by Anonymous
The World Health Organisation provides online a set of tools for understanding and managing healthcare waste. Information is provided on related risks, news, policies, training materials, costs for setting up a waste treatment activity and on other...

Solid Waste Management in Nepal

posted on 15 October 2010 by ihaenen
This paper, produced by Water Aid, provides an overview of a range of waste management related themes for the case of Nepal. The report presents information on the following topics: Integrated Solid Waste Management Waste Collection...

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...

Angola's National Health Care Waste Management Plan

posted on 6 July 2012 by Sameera
Health care waste constitutes an important factor concerning environmental degradation, a factor of significant health risk threatening peoples’ quality of life. Thus, managing correctly this specific kind of waste should represent an important...