Essays about: "Solid waste management SWM"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 essays containing the words Solid waste management SWM.

  1. 1. "Raising our voice, claiming our space" : in pursuit of a sustainable solid waste management system in Quito, Ecuador

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Fernando Granizo Murgueytio; [2017]
    Keywords : associativity; sustainability science; inclusive solid waste management; seeds of change; waste separation at source; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Ecuador, in its endeavor to overcome the sustainability issues caused by the lack of adequate solid waste management (SWM), introduced an ambitious governance model seeking to stop environmental degradation and include waste recyclers into the system. In Quito, Ecuador´s capital, population growth, lack of waste separation at source, and space constraints for the final disposal of municipal solid waste urge the city to find a sustainable SWM system. READ MORE

  2. 2. Forbidden spaces? : public participation in solid waste management in Lusaka

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Clive Mutame Siachiyako; [2016]
    Keywords : public participation; public sphere; power; trust; communication;

    Abstract : Participatory processes are increasingly sought (internationally and nationally) in natural resource and environmental decision-making to embrace different interests, values and knowledge. In Zambia, public participation is anchored on the National Decentralisation Policy (NDP). READ MORE

  3. 3. Reuse, reduce & recycle : planning for sustainable solid waste management in Stone Town - Zanzibar

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Cecilia Hellman; Emma Karlsson; [2014]
    Keywords : Integrated Solid Waste Management; landscape architecture; planning for SWM in developing countries; solid waste management in Zanzibar;

    Abstract : In the low-income countries of the world, rapid urbanization and decaying infrastructure results in an increasingly unsustainable situation when it comes to solid waste management. Often, the solution tends to focus on introducing technical advanced interventions based on the conditions of the high-income world. READ MORE

  4. 4. Urban Development on Municipal Solid Waste Management in Dhaka, Bangladesh

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Syeda Tanjima Nasrin; [2014]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Urban environment is a major global concern especially where the pollution isincreasing due to rapid growth of population along with less development of physicalinfrastructure. Municipal solid waste management (SWM) is now being considered asone of the most immediate and serious environmental issue for rapid increasing anddensely populated cities of least developing countries, unfortunately a large portion ofurban areas has no service for solid waste disposal. READ MORE

  5. 5. SWOT analysis for the improvement of Municipal Solid Waste Management Planning : A Case Study of Iribarren Municipality, Venezuela

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Maria Rosell; [2011]
    Keywords : Municipal Solid Waste Management; SWOT analysis; planning guidelines; Iribarren Municipality.; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : This study presents the formulation of planning guidelines to apply by the responsible entity for municipal solid waste management (IMAUBAR) in Iribarren Municipality, Venezuela, with the aim of complying with the recent legislative instrument passed in December 2010, the Law of Integrated Management of Garbage. An overview of the Latin American Region solid waste management planning documents was carried out to determine the trends in the waste management approaches, as well as a brief examination was perfomed about the national existing conditions of SWM and its legislative framework in Venezuela. READ MORE