Developing Integrated Solid Waste Management Plan-Training Manual Vol. 2: Assessment of Current Waste Management System and Gaps therein

This book is the second volume in the series of training manuals on developing integrated solid waste management (ISWM) plans. It aims to build the capacity of practitioners and policy makers for assessing current waste management systems and practices covering all the stages of waste management chain viz.: primary generation and disposal, collection and transportation, sorting and material recovery for recycling, treatment and resource recovery, and final disposal. The objective of the manual is to facilitate identification of important aspects of waste management system and gaps therein with reference to regulations, institutional arrangements, financial mechanisms, technology and infrastructure, and roles and responsibilities of various stakeholders in the current system. The manual provides a methodology to conduct studies leading to collection and analysis of the information.

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Main Author: United Nations Environment Programme
Format: Reports and Books biblioteca
Published: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) 2009
Subjects:solid waste, solid waste disposal, hazardous waste, hazardous waste dump, waste dumping, waste management, waste minimisation, waste reduction, waste treatment, Harmful substances,
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