Landfilling is the most common and cost-effective waste disposal method, and it is widely applied throughout the world. In developing countries in Asia there is currently a trend towards constructing sanitary landfills with gas recovery systems, not only as a solution to the waste problem and the associated local environmental pollution, but also...
Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from conventional solid waste management in developing Asian countries contribute significantly to global climate change. This paper argues that moving towards Integrated Solid Waste Management (ISWM) offers a practical solution for mitigating these GHG emissions and for realising socio-economic as well as...
This presentation provides example of South-South Cooperation on improvement of solid waste management for climate change mitigation between Phitsanulok Municipality (Thailand) and Battambang City (Cambodia).
This presentation provides a successful story on zero waste policy implementation at Phitsanulok Municipality, Thailand.
This presentation provides comprehensive analysis on the 3Rs benefits from a lifecycle perspective.GHG emission reduction potential of the 3Rs and various waste treatment technologies were introduced. Finally, the author provides recommendation for achievement of sustainable solid waste management based on a lifecycle thinking.
This presentation provides comprehensive analysis of the 3Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle) contribution to sustainable solid waste management, climate benefits and cost reduction through examples of successul implementation in Japan and Thailand.