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Working Paper
Effective Plastic Waste Management in Sri Lanka
Author:
Anurudda
Karunarathna
Thilini
Rajapaksha

This case study report examines the establishment and evolution of plastic waste recycling under two different operational modalities in urban areas of Sri Lanka; 1) single municipal operation, and 2) PPP (Public Private Partnership) based operation. This report provides an analysis of each modality in terms of effectiveness, technical feasibility...

Policy Report

Understanding Myanmar’s solid waste systems presents a challenge for anyone working in the sector. While waste collection and disposal challenges faced by Myanmar’s cities and towns share similarities, strategies to overcome them evolve locally and are often not well-communicated between different local government bodies. Data on the country’s...

Presentation
神奈川県議会立憲民主党県議団訪問

神奈川県議会の立件民主党県議団がIGESに訪問された際に、IGESの資源循環分野での研究・国際協力活動について、説明を行った。2005年~2020年までの研究活動の概要、プラスチックと循環経済分野での活動の広がり、神奈川県内の自治体や横浜市との連携活動について説明をおこなった。

Presentation
st Progres1st Review Meeting for Japan-Myanmar Cooperation in Environmental Management
Author:
Satoshi
Sasakura

The progress report on Japan ASEAN Integration Fund (JAIF) project titled "Strengthening Capacity for Marine Debris Reduction in ASEAN Region through Formulation of National Action Plans for ASEAN Member States and Integrated Land-to-Sea Policy Approach (Phase2)" to Environmental Conservation Department of Ministry of the Natural Resources and...

Presentation
横浜市議会公明党市議団IGES訪問

横浜市議会の公明党市議団がIGESに訪問された際に、IGESの資源循環分野での研究・国際協力活動について、説明を行った。2005年~2020年までの研究活動の概要、プラスチックと循環経済分野での活動の広がり、神奈川県内の自治体や横浜市との連携活動について説明をおこなった。

Submission to Policy Process
Author:
Emani Kumar
Soumya Chaturvedula
Ritu Thakur
Achu R Sekhar
Rahul Singh
Sumskrutha Shroff
Anuradha Adhikari
Harini Kolli

Plastics are an integral part of our daily life. Today, the linear model of “make, use, and dispose” plastic materials poses a serious threat to the public health and environment. Though there are a large number of interventions made across the country, the impact is not yet visible. It is realised that challenges with plastic waste are so...

Presentation
10th Regional 3R and Circular Economy Forum in Asia and the Pacific

Based on the experience of development of the 1st State of the 3Rs in Asia and the Pacific. Hotta provided comments and suggestions to the structure of the 2nd State of the 3Rs in Asia and the Pacific at panel discussion organized at 10th Regional Forum on the 3Rs and Circular Economy in Asia and the Pacific. 

Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability 2020, 12, 6565: http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/su12166565
Author:
Trung Thang Nguyen

The issue of food waste, especially in developing economies, is a puzzle. Hanoi was selected
as a case study to examine the current situation of food waste generated by consumers through daily
habits/practices and to evaluate options for preventing and reducing food waste at the policy level
through a literature/policy review and interview-style...

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...