Composting

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Working Paper
Author:
Anurudda
Karunarathna
Thilini
Rajapaksha

This report presents three case studies in the context of centralised large-scale composting facilities in Sri Lanka in order to reveal the factors and approaches that led to positive results under different type of operational modality, i.e., 1) single municipal operation, 2) provincial operation, and 3) joint consortium operation (operated by two...

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Policy Report
Author:
United States Environmental Protection Agency (US-EPA)

The Best Practices for Solid Waste Management: A Guide for Decision-Makers in Developing Countries (Guide) is focused on best practices for solid waste management in medium and large urban centers in developing countries (generally referred to as “cities” in the Guide), because they face the most substantial solid waste management challenges. Given...

Submission to Policy Process

This Composting Guideline was prepared by the researchers from the National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES) and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) focusing on the introduction of composting projects based on source separation of organic waste and aerobic fermentation at plants for Municipal Solid Waste (MSW)...

Data or Tool

Ecology Note – Towards Clean and Beautiful Capital City – is a supplementary material for primary school teachers who wish to introduce environmental education for the first time, or for those who want to enhance the scope of educational work in addition to what is already taught in the classrooms.

The scope of environmental education is wide...

Training or Learning Material

As with many other cities in Cambodia, Battambang Municipality faces huge challenges in managing its waste. With no consistent annual budget allocated to waste management services, the city relied on the private sector for municipal waste collection and disposal services based on user fees collected from residents. However, with low service quality...

Policy Report

A participatory pilot project is implemented based on the result of group’s discussion and brainstorming at the training workshop that carried out in Phitsanulok Municipality, Thailand. After returning to Battambang, Cambodia, a working group was formulated by the trainees in August 2012. Members of the working group include representatives from...

Presentation
Review and planning workshop on Eco-town

Phitsanulok Municipality has gradually achieved the zero waste target through the 3Rs implementation, polluter pay principle, public participation, pre-treatment prior to landfill and pyrolysis. The remaining waste to landfill is approximately 5%.

Policy Report

This project aims to promote the use of waste biomass for food and energy production, and identify viable approaches for utilizing biomass conversion technology in the target countries: Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Thailand. This project has endeavored to involve relevant stakeholders since the beginning of project implementation. Those stakeholders are...