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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...
Presentation

Home Appliances Recycling Act Under the EPR Concept in Japan: A case study of EPR Application in Japan

The 4th Meeting Working Party on Resource Productivity and Waste, Environment Policy Committee, OECD
Presented a case study of EPR application in Japan for the Working Party on Resource Productivity and Waste under Environment Policy Committee of OECD.
Discussion Paper
This GHG calculation tool is translated from the English version II to ease of use by local government in Thailand. The products include the GHG calculation tool based on Excel and a user manual that explains fundamental information of and how to use the IGES GHG calculation tool.Remarks:English and Khmer version are available.
Data or Tool
This simulation provides a simple spreadsheet model for calculating greenhouse gas (GHG) emission from all the existing waste management practices (transportation, mix waste landfilling,composting, anaerobic digestion, mechanical biological treatment, recycling, incineration and open burning) in developing Asia. In addition, this simulation is...
Presentation
International Conference on Sustainable Solution for Waste Management at Wuhan, China
Waste management is a critical issue in urban areas due to increases in its daily generation and the shortage of natural resources. The conventional approach of ‘collection and disposal’ is no longer acceptable in terms of sustainable socio-economic development and environmental conservation. Under these high pressures, an integrated approach that...