Sustainable Waste Management

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Policy Brief
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Effective solid waste management is critical for achieving sustainable development in municipalities. In the last half century, urban cities around the world have grown significantly, and experts forecast that this trend will continue into the future. Increased populations coupled with rapid urban buildup put enormous stress on municipalities...
Policy Report
Accumulation of plastic wastes in the marine eco-system is growing rapidly with the increase of plastic production and consumption patterns, particularly single-use plastics as well as unsustainable plastic waste management practices. Land-based sources are recognised as the main cause (up to 80% of total marine debris) of marine plastic pollution...
Book Chapter
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Anthony
Chiu
Emily
Briggs
Giuseppe
Daconto
Zinaida
Fadeeva
Stefanos
Fotiou
Rajan
Gandhi
Brahmanand
Mohanty
Janet
Salem
Heinz
Schandl
Mario
Tabucanon
This document provides a comprehensive introduction to developing policy for sustainable consumption and production (SCP), designed specifically for the Asia-Pacific region. Part A of the manual provides an introduction to SCP and the policy cycle, reviewing various policy tools and instruments available to policy makers. The rapidly growing...