Solid Waste Management (SWM)

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Solid Waste Management
The development of a waste management system, from where waste management is minimal to sustainable resource management, can be considered in terms of three key steps: (1) establishing waste collection services to protect public health; (2) improving waste treatment and disposal to provide environmental protection; and (3) implementing systems and incentives to enable the transition to sustainable resource management. Read the document to find out more.
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From the near twenty million metropolitan city of Karachi, in Pakistan to the 400,000 person city of Pokhara, in Nepal, mayors and decisions makers are struggling to raise financing for capital investments in their cities that could deliver improved services to their communities, with the key priority being the solid waste management (SWM) services.
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