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Padang City, the capital of West Sumatra Province, has a population of 982,884 people as of 2021. A field study was carried out and showed that waste generation in the city reached 660.50 tonnes/day while the volume of waste disposed of at the Tempat Pemrosesan Akhir (TPA: final disposal site in Bahasa Indonesia) Aia Dingin in 2021 was 478 tonnes...

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Kota Padang, ibu kota Provinsi Sumatera Barat, berpenduduk 982.884 jiwa per tahun 2021. Studi lapangan yang dilakukan menunjukkan bahwa timbulan sampah di kota tersebut mencapai 660.50 ton/hari sedangkan volume sampah yang dibuang di Tempat Pemrosesan Akhir (dalam Bahasa Indonesia disebut Tempat Pembuangan Akhir/TPA) Aia Dingin pada tahun 2021...

Research Report

One emerging issue in Padang City, Indonesia is waste management. In addition to a rise in population, modern lifestyles and tourism development have resulted in burgeoning waste generation, as well as more littering and burning of waste. This problem has exceeded the waste management capacity of the city. Consequently, the Batang Arau river, one...

Training or Learning Material

This guideline was prepared by the IGES Centre Collaborating with UNEP on Environmental Technologies (CCET) under the project titled “Sustainable Solutions of Compost from Organic Waste in Iraq” in consultation with the policy makers and experts in Karbala City. 

The guideline aims to provide some insights on how to design and implement an...

Policy Report
Joseph Edward Alegado
Jose Miguel Aliño
Stephen Cheuk Fai Chow
Ma. Brida Lea Diola
Lea Gurrero
Von Hernandez
Effie Kim
Doun Moon
Gemma Pelogio
Peixun Pey
Tiara Samson
Satyarupa Shekhar Swain
Maria Antonia Tanchuling
Vu Duc Canh

公益財団法人地球環境戦略研究機関(IGES)は、ハインリヒ・ベル財団、一般社団法人ゼロ・ウェイスト・ジャパンとのパートナーシップのもと、『プラスチック・アトラス 合成ポリマーの世界事実と統計 アジア[日本語特別版]』を発刊しました。

201911月、ハインリヒ・ベル財団およびBreak Free From Plasticは、深刻なプラスチック汚染問題の背景にあるビジネスモデルや社会的仕組みなどを分析・考察し、簡潔かつ具体的な記述およびインフォグラフィックを用いて問題の本質をわかりやすく示した『PLASTIC ATLAS』を出版しました。2021 年には、プラスチック生産・使用・廃棄に関して大きな役割をもつアジアに焦点を当て、地域特有の事情や課題に加えて、新型コロナウイルス(COVI...

Report Chapter

This chapter is developed to the Plastic Atlas Japan Special Edition  プラスチック・アトラス アジア[日本語特別版]. As discussed by the chapter,  Japan has introduced numerous innovative policies and strategies to promote the circulation of resources and to build a sustainable society. The Japanese experience shows that building an adequate waste management system is a...

Policy Report
Makoto Tsukiji
Patrick Mwesigye
Norah Mugita
Sylvia Munuhe
Evans Kituyi
Lelissa Daba
Chengchen Qian
Adebiyi Odegbile
Joseph Price

The sound management of Health Care Waste (HCW) has been receiving increasing global attention, now even more so given the urgency of the COVID-19 pandemic. The spread of COVID-19 throughout Africa has significantly influenced the already overburdened Health Care Waste Management (HCWM) systems in many countries. A lack of infrastructure...

Working Paper

Between the 1990s and early 2000s, large-scale illegal dumping and improper treatment of medical waste was a common occurrence in Japan, and became a serious social issue owing to the potential human health risk and environmental damage resulting from the waste itself, which could be infectious or contained sharps or chemical and toxic substances...

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