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Conference Proceeding
Online Course on Municipal Solid Waste Management (MSWM) towards Circular Economy

This event was organised as part of IGES-CCET’s collaboration with ADB on improving waste management and the circular economy in Asia and the Pacific. 

This online course was a capacity-building programme for Asian Development Bank (ADB) personnel and technical staff that aimed to provide them with the planning knowledge and skills needed to...

Policy Report

Open waste burning is a widespread practice that is provoked by a lack of systematic waste collection, the unavailability of other disposal options, and inadequate land for the final disposal of the collected waste, especially in low- and middle-income countries. From a global perspective, two billion people have no waste collection at all, and the...

Discussion Paper
Sujithra Kaushalya
Avanthi Deshani

The report assesses the level of public awareness of microplastic pollution and related hazards as well as the current status of microplastic monitoring facilities available in Sri Lanka’s state and private sector institutes, with an emphasis on the public water supply chain and identifying microplastic point sources upstream to ensure safe...

Discussion Paper
Thuy Chung
Tran Nguyen Sang

The report assesses the current status of microplastic monitoring facilities available in Vietnam. Concern over microplastic pollution in the environment is growing worldwide. The body of related global research continues to rise, along with the diversity in methodologies, results and equipment. Building a picture of the state of facilities and...

Submission to Policy Process

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...

Submission to Policy Process

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...

Training or Learning Material

This brief summarises the proceedings and outcomes of the webinar on open waste burning held on 22nd April 2022, co-organized by three parties– the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies-IGES Centre Collaborating with UNEP on Environmental Technologies (IGES-CCET), the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC), and the United Nations Industrial...

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...

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