Essays about: "ISWM"

Found 4 essays containing the word ISWM.

  1. 1. Waste Management Systems in Lebanon : The benefits of a waste crisis for improvement of practices

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekologi

    Author : Elias Azzi; [2017]
    Keywords : Waste management systems; ISWM; process-flow diagrams; decentralisation; Lebanon; Avfallshanteringssystem; integrerad avfallshantering; processflödesschema; decentralisering; Libanon;

    Abstract : Municipal solid waste management is a public service which, when it fails, can rapidly become overwhelming for communities and authorities. It is also during the deepest crisis that incentives change and new practices emerge. Lebanon went through an 8-months waste crisis after the closure of the country’s main landfill. READ MORE

  2. 2. Assessment of a Recycling System : The City of Buenos Aires

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekologi

    Author : Josefina Sonnhammer; [2016]
    Keywords : waste; recycling; sustainability; Buenos Aires.;

    Abstract : Recycling is an increasingly important part of waste management, as a measure to reduce the issues connected to the growing amount of waste in the world. An official recycling scheme has recently been implemented in the city of Buenos Aires in Argentina as a way to reduce the amount of waste that is being landfilled. READ MORE

  3. 3. Integrated Solid Waste Management : A Possible Solution to Environmental and Sanitation Problems in the Ancient City of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema vatten i natur och samhälleLinköpings universitet/Filosofiska fakulteten

    Author : Sunday Komolafe; [2012]
    Keywords : Environmental problems; Ibadan city; ISWM; Solid waste; Waste hierarchy;

    Abstract : The quantity of solid waste generated in Nigeria has increased at an alarming rate over the decades with lack of efficient and sustainable waste management in most cities of the country. This can be attributed to incessant increase in population, expansion of urban areas, industrialization and consumption rates. READ MORE

  4. 4. Towards Integrated Solid Waste Management in Egyptian Small Cities: Quseir as a case

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Ali Abo Sena; [2004]
    Keywords : integrated solid waste management; ISWM; solid waste; municipal solid waste; C D waste; Environmental studies; Miljöstudier; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The main aim of an Integrated Solid Waste Management (ISWM) system is to secure a sustainable, environmentally sound and self-economically supported system. However, the implementation of ISWM requires careful consideration of a number of specific organizational and institutional aspects as well as good waste management practices. READ MORE