United Nations
Environment Programme
A story on Waste
A Waste Story Map is avaible at UNEP Live. Waste: A Resource for Sustainable Development The waste sector is a top priority for national and local...
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WASTE: The Cost of Inaction
It is 5-10 times cheaper to manage waste now in an environmentally sound manner, than to clean up in future years Public health impacts of...
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An Essential Utility Service for All
Solid Waste Management An Essential Utility Service for All   Still Today... 2 billion people without access to solid waste collection 3 billion...
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Social Benefits
Social Benefits - Sound Waste Management Health 15-20 million people working in the ‘informal’ waste sector worldwide, could benefit from access to...
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A Resource for Sustainable Development
Waste - A resource for sustainable development Integrated waste management has the potential to link the social, economic and environmental...
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Environmental Benefits
Environmental Benefits - Sound Waste Management Climate Change Mitigation  15-20% GHG emissions reduction potential across the economy Climate Change...
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Economic Benefits
Growth Increased competitiveness and job creation in new green industries streanghened by environmentally sound technology Jobs Estimated of...
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The Cost of Inaction

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The challenges of waste management
Developing countries are seeing rapid growth in the generation of waste including waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) or electronic...
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Global Waste Management Outlook (GWMO)
The UNEP Governing Council of February 2013, in its decision GC 27/12 on Chemicals and Waste Management, requested UNEP “to develop a global outlook...
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