• Battambang solid waste management : baseline survey 

      Cambodian Education and Waste Management Organization (COMPED); UN.ESCAP; Waste Concern (Cambodian Education and Waste Management Organization, 2011-10)

      Current solid waste management systems in Asia are strained and landfill space is fast becoming a rare commodity. Governments face increasing costs of disposal - while public health and the environment suffer from the ...

    • Final report : baseline survey for waste-to-energy pilot in Malang City 

      United Cities and Local Governments Asia-Pacific (UCLG ASPAC); Waste Concern; UN.ESCAP; Sustainable Waste Indonesia (SWI) (Sustainable Waste Indonesia (SWI), 2015-06)

      The Baseline Survey Report is made upon request from the United Cities and Local Government (UCLG), United Nations of Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN-ESCAP) and Waste Concern. The aim of this ...

    • Final report : baseline survey for waste-to-energy pilot in Malang Regency 

      United Cities and Local Governments Asia-Pacific (UCLG ASPAC); Sustainable Waste Indonesia (SWI); Waste Concern; UN.ESCAP (Sustainable Waste Indonesia (SWI), 2015)
      ESCAP and its partners undertake solid waste management assessments (baseline surveys) in all cities prior to establishing waste-to-resource initiatives. The findings from these surveys provide critical information that ...
    • Final report : baseline survey for waste-to-energy pilot in Probolinggo City 

      UN.ESCAP; United Cities and Local Governments Asia-Pacific (UCLG ASPAC); Waste Concern; Sustainable Waste Indonesia (SWI) (Sustainable Waste Indonesia (SWI), 2015-06)

      The Baseline Survey Report is made upon request from the United Cities and Local Government (UCLG), United Nations of Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN-ESCAP) and Waste Concern. The aim of this ...

    • Guidelines for solid waste management assessment (baseline survey) in secondary cities and small towns in Asia and the Pacific 

      UN.ESCAP; Waste Concern (United Nations, 2010)
      As the economies and urban populations of Asia-Pacific continue to grow, the need for more sustainable waste management has become urgent. Poor waste management can lead to increased environmental pollution, the spread of ...
    • Jambi City waste-to-energy baseline survey 

      United Cities and Local Governments Asia-Pacific (UCLG ASPAC); Sustainable Waste Indonesia (SWI); Waste Concern; UN.ESCAP (Sustainable Waste Indonesia (SWI), 2015)
      An urgent shift towards waste-to-resource approaches is required in order to address the rapidly growing quantities of waste being generated in cities in developing countries. Typically, the organic fraction of solid waste ...
    • Kampot : solid waste management baseline survey 

      UN.ESCAP; Waste Concern; Community Sanitation and Recycling Organization (CSARO) (United Nations, 2011)
      Current solid waste management systems in Asia are strained, and landfill space is fast becoming a rare commodity. Governments face increasing costs for disposal, while public health and the environment suffer from the ...
    • Matale : resource recovery options baseline survey 

      Sevanatha Urban Resource Centre (United Nations, 2011)

      An urgent shift towards waste-to-resource approaches is required in order to address the rapidly growing quantities of waste being generated in cities in developing countries. Typically, the organic fraction of solid ...

    • Operational manual on composting for an integrated resource recovery center (IRRC) 

      UN.ESCAP; Waste Concern (United Nations, 2012)
      In order to support cities and member States to adopt more sustainable municipal solid waste management practices and policy, ESCAP has been promoting the Integrated Resource Recovery Center (IRRC) model, developed by Waste ...
    • Pro-poor and sustainable solid waste management in secondary cities and small towns in Asia-Pacific : decentralized and integrated resource recovery centers 

      UN.ESCAP; Waste Concern (UN.ESCAP, 2013)
      Through the project "Pro-poor and Sustainable Solid Waste Management in Secondary Cities and Small Towns" the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), in partnership with Waste Concern, ...
    • Rathnapura Municipal Council : municipal solid waste management 

      Sevanatha Urban Resource Centre (SEVANATHA Urban Resource Centre, 2012)

      The objectives of the baseline study included the estimation of waste generation and composition of waste, to understand the existing system of waste management. It was also emphasized to assess the community needs and ...

    • Solid waste management baseline survey : Ha Tinh City, Viet Nam 

      UN.ESCAP; Waste Concern; Environment and Development Action in the Third World (ENDA) (Environment and Development Action in the Third World (ENDA), 2011-04)
      The rapid urbanization and economic development in Asia-Pacific has resulted in a corresponding growth in the volume of solid waste generation. Managing solid waste is one of the costliest urban services in developing ...
    • Solid waste management baseline survey : Kon Tum 

      Waste Concern; UN.ESCAP; Environment and Development Action in the Third World (ENDA) (UN.ESCAP, 2011-04)

      Based on the findings of the baseline study, it is evident that the current practices of solid waste management in Kon Tum focus on end of pipe solutions where waste is collected and disposed in a landfill. Currently ...

    • Ta Khmao solid waste management baseline survey 

      UN.ESCAP; Waste Concern; Community Sanitation and Recycling Organization (CSARO) (United Nations, 2011)

      An urgent shift towards waste-to-resource approaches is required in order to address the rapidly growing quantities of waste being generated in cities in developing countries. Typically, the organic fraction of solid ...

    • Valuing waste, transforming cities 

      UN.ESCAP; Waste Concern (United Nations, 2015)
      A waste crisis is emerging in the Asia and Pacific region, fuelled by rising quantities of waste, on the one hand, and poor regulation and management, on the other. This crisis threatens to overwhelm the resources and ...