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Research on short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) has been based more on air pollution and energy models than how existing policies affect the model’s recommended actions. This article analyses how Thailand’s policies influenced attempts to control a critical source of SLCPs: open burning. In 2012, Thailand’s Pollution Control Department (PCD) led...

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The 1st IWWG-ARB Symposium, 18-21 March 2013, Hokkaido University, Japan
Author:
Aloysius Mariae L. Canete
Masaya Nagaishi

Solid Waste Management (SWM) is considered to be one of the most serious environmental issues in the Philippines. The annual waste generation was estimated at 10 million tons in 2010 and this is expected to rise by 40% in 2020. The Republic Act (RA) 9003, otherwise known as the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000, provides the necessary...

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This paper analyses the impact of the future regional economic integration and development on internationalisation of waste and recycling-related issues in East Asia.
The analysis focuses upon production and consumption of electronics and electric products and automobiles which are strategically important products in developing Asia in the future...