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3R Promotion at local level: Experiences in other Asian countries

Expert Talk on Solid Waste Management in Iskandar, SATREP's project
Policy Report
This report was developed as part of a series of three research publications on the research project led by UNU-IAS and IGES on monitoring and evaluation of education for sustainable development, especially in the Asia-Pacific region. This report specifically focuses on the development of an appropriate framework for structuring the approach on...
Discussion Paper
Author:
Mahadevan
Ramachandran
Rapid urbanisation has led to a host of environmental and social issues in Asia, with increased energy consumption being the most alarming. Effective low carbon development policies aimed at rational land use, energy efficiency, and improved public transport and an emphasis on renewable energy sources are the need of the hour. Such efforts are...
Presentation
The 9th NIES Workshop on E-waste
As resource demand grows in line with the rapid economic growth of developing countries in Asia in recent years, so too has the transboundary movement of recyclables in Asia. At the same time, Japanese government is trying to promote recycling and waste management business development in developing Asia. In response to the challenges faced by...
Conference Proceeding
Kitakyushu Initiative Workshop
The primary objective of this summit is to introduce the Takakura Home Method (THM) of Composting as part of the solid waste management system and livelihood development. Specifically it aims to: Introduce comprehensively the concepts of composting and waste segregation; Hands-on demonstration of Takakura Home Method of Composting; Present the...
Conference Proceeding
Kitakyushu Initiative Workshop
Takakura home method is a set of composting methodologies developed in Surabaya, Indonesia. It uses native microorganisms (NM) for composting which is cultured and fermented from locally available materials such as fresh fruits and vegetable peels, yoghurt, tempe, brown sugar, rice bran and rice husks. This method is characterized by simple...
Conference Proceeding
Workshop Report
Bago City was used to be adjudged as one of the dirtiest in the region, with high incidence of poverty, malnutrition and health problem due to its failure in solid waste management. To address those problems, KABAHIN KA Programme, a comprehensive approach in solid waste management based on community participation was implemented and has...
PR, Newsletter or Other
財団法人地球環境戦略研究機関(IGES)では、アジア太平洋地域の環境問題や持続可能な社会の形成へ向けた動きを紹介することを目的として、環境問題と環境政策の動向を収集・整理し、1998年から毎年、アジア太平洋地域における環境重大ニュースとして公表している。2007年のアジアの環境重大ニュースでは、3機関、23カ国から合計125件のニュースを収集することができた。これらのニュースは、必ずしも各国や機関等の公式見解ではないが、環境分野の協力機関または各国研究者によって選定されたものであり、アジア太平洋地域における最近の環境問題を巡る基本的な動向をまとめることができたと考えている。 The Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES)...