Stakeholders consultation workshops for IWM plan Pune

2007 | UNEP

Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) and International Environmental Technology Centre (IETC) of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) are in the process of formulating the Integrated Solid Waste Management (ISWM) Plan for Pune. The Plan for Pune has been developed using the Strategic Planning Process. This Report for the ISWM project for Pune city aims to present the summary of the Stakeholders' consultative workshops held to facilitate the planning process.

Schemes proposed under Strategic Action Plan for ISWM plan Pune Vol 2

2007 | UNEP

The Schemes for Strategic Action Plan were generated to support the goals and objectives. In order to categorise the Schemes at operational level, five themes were identified based on the functional nature. These themes include,Assessment and Development3R InitiativesInfrastructure DevelopmentAwareness and PromotionCapacity Building and Partnerships.

Waste Quantification and Characterisation, Pune (2006)

2006 | unep

Pune is the second largest city in Maharashtra and 8th in country. As per the Census 2001 the population of the city is 2.7 million. The reported average population density as per the 2001 census was 11500 persons per Sq. Km. However the city urban body, Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC), estimated the population to have grown to about 3 million in the year 2006, with the population density of 13200 persons per Sq. Km. This effectively means a phenomenal increase of 11\% in terms of population in 5 years. 

Baseline Assessment of Waste Management in Maseru City

2006 | Envirotech Services (Pty) Ltd in collaboration with Lombard and Associates

This report contains the findings of a study conducted by Consultants from Envirotech Services (Lesotho) in collaboration with Lombard and Associates (South Africa) on behalf of the National Environment Secretariat. The study has been undertaken and developed on the basis of local information as well as the local conditions, the study also made reference to similar studies conducted in other African countries.

Household Waste Composting & MSW Recycling in Sri Lanka

2006 |

Sixty percent of around 2,900 tones/day MSW in Sri Lanka is collected in the Western Province while 43\% and 25\% in Colombo District and Colombo Municipal limits, respectively. Furthermore, though legal responsibility is with local authorities, no proper execution is observed in most cases.

Role of informal sector recycling in waste management in developing countries

2006 | Elsevier

Many thousands of people in developing country cities depend on recycling materials from waste for their livelihoods. With the focus of the Millennium Development Goals on poverty reduction, and of waste strategies on improving recycling rates, one of the major challenges in solid waste management in developing countries is how best to work with this informal sector to improve their livelihoods, working conditions and efficiency in recycling. 

The kNOwWaste Knowledge Platform was developed through a Project Cooperation Agreement funding by UNEP on 2016. The platform provides data and information on holistic waste management to stakeholders in Asia and the Pacific region. The platform was developed with the following aims: generate and consolidate data or information on holistic waste management, transform data into easily comprehensible outputs for use by key stakeholders, map out and disseminate information on international waste management projects under the GPWM and UNEP projects as well as other international partners, and provide capacity building support through dissemination of data or information support for relevant stakeholders on holistic waste and waste management system.
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