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In Plastic Waste and Recycling Environmental Impact, Societal Issues, Prevention, and Solutions
Eight of the world's top 20 countries as sources of marine debris are from Asia—China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Malaysia, and India (Jambeck et al., 2015). In other words, the Asia-Pacific region is now recognized as a hotspot of plastic pollution of the oceans. These countries are facing typical challenges...
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In Routledge Handbook of Food Waste
Author:
Marlyne
Sahakian
Megha Shenoy
Ashoka
Tammara
Sama
Abigail Marie
Favis
Czarina
Salama
This chapter considers food waste from the perspective of cities in Asia, presenting case studies from Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Japan, and the Philippines. Interdisciplinary perspectives are brought together, drawing from sociology, industrial ecology, urban planning and public affairs, towards highlighting current efforts to manage waste in...
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In Sustainable Waste Management Challenges in Developing Countries
Author:
Myanmar, the largest country in mainland Southeast Asia, has been facing considerable challenges with the management of solid waste in the recent past because of increasing income and consumption patterns, urban growth, and lack of effective waste management policies, treatment, and disposal methods. Waste management is also a crosscutting issue...
PR, Newsletter or Other
The Assessment of the 10 Years Implementation of the Scheme "Building Danang- an Environemntal City"
On June 5th 2019, Da Nang city, Viet Nam, conducted 10 years assessment of the progress of implementation of its environmental action plan. IGES has provided summary report of the progress of collaboration between Yokohama city and Da Nang city including JICA partnership project on source separation and recycling for improving solid waste...
Book Chapter

Green Economy and Green Growth in international trends of sustainability indicators

In Chapter 1 in The Economics of Green Growth- New Indicators for Sustainable Societies
Book Chapter

Efficiency and fairness of resource use: from a planetary boundary perspective

In Chapter 2 in The Economics of Green Growth- New Indicators for Sustainable Societies
Book Chapter
In Waste as a Resource
The key challenges in waste management facing rapidly developing economies are the consideration of increasing resource consumption and waste generation, as well as the establishment of a ‘‘sound material cycle society’’. The latter refers to the concept of promoting a social change in which the consumption of natural resources is minimised and the...