research product . 2012

What a Waste : A Global Review of Solid Waste Management

Hoornweg, Daniel; Bhada-Tata, Perinaz;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Mar 2012
  • Publisher: World Bank, Washington, DC
  • Country: United States
Abstract
Solid waste management is the one thing just about every city government provides for its residents. While service levels, environmental impacts and costs vary dramatically, solid waste management is arguably the most important municipal service and serves as a prerequisite for other municipal action. As the world hurtles toward its urban future, the amount of municipal solid waste (MSW), one of the most important by-products of an urban lifestyle, is growing even faster than the rate of urbanization. Ten years ago there were 2.9 billion urban residents who generated about 0.64 kg of MSW per person per day (0.68 billion tonnes per year). This report estimates th...
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free text keywords: APPROPRIATE SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT, APPROPRIATE SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS, ASH, ASH COMPOSITION, ASH WASTE, AVERAGE WASTE DENSITIES, BULKY ITEMS, BULKY WASTES, COAL, COMPOSTING, CONSTRUCTION, DEMOLITION MATERIALS, DEMOLITION OF BUILDINGS, DEMOLITION WASTE, DETRITUS, DISPOSABLE DIAPERS, ELECTRICITY, ENVIRONMENTAL DAMAGE, ENVIRONMENTAL SANITATION, FOOD WASTES, FUEL, FUEL SOURCE, GAS, GAS INDIVIDUAL HEATING, GLASS, HAZARDOUS WASTES, HOUSEHOLD GOODS, HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTES, INADEQUATE WASTE MANAGEMENT, INADEQUATE WASTE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS, INCINERATION, INCOME, INDUSTRIAL WASTE, INTEGRATED SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT, IRON, LANDFILL, LANDFILLING, LIME, LITTER, LOCATION, METALS, MSW, MUNICIPAL SERVICES, MUNICIPAL SOLID, MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE, MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE DATA, MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE GENERATION, MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTES, MUNICIPAL WASTE, MUNICIPAL WASTE GENERATION RATE, MUNICIPAL WASTE MANAGEMENT, MUNICIPAL WASTE MANAGEMENT PLANNING, MUNICIPAL WASTE STREAM, OIL, ORGANIC MATTER, PAPER, PAPER CONSUMPTION, PAPER MATERIALS, PESTICIDES, PLASTIC, PLASTICS, POWER PLANTS, PVC, RECYCLING, REFINERIES, RESIDENTIAL WASTE, RESIDENTIAL WASTES, RESIDUES, RURAL SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT, SANITATION, SANITATION DEPARTMENT, SCRAP, SLUDGE, SOLID WASTE, SOLID WASTE DATA, SOLID WASTE DATA COLLECTION, SOLID WASTE GENERATION, SOLID WASTE GENERATION DATA, SOLID WASTE GENERATORS, SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT, SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT ACTIVITIES, SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT PROBLEMS, SOLID WASTE PLANNERS, SPECIAL WASTE, SPECIAL WASTE DISPOSAL, STREET CLEANING, STREET SWEEPINGS, TIRES, TOTAL WASTE GENERATION, TOTAL WASTE MANAGEMENT, TOTAL WASTE QUANTITIES, TYPES OF WASTES, URBAN POPULATION, URBAN POPULATION GROWTH, URBAN SOLID WASTE, URBAN SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT, URBAN WASTE, URBAN WASTE GENERATION, URBAN WASTE MANAGEMENT, URBAN WASTE MANAGEMENT DATA, URBAN WASTE QUANTITIES, URBAN WORK, WASTE, WASTE COMPONENTS, WASTE COMPOSITION, WASTE DISPOSAL, WASTE EXCHANGES, WASTE GENERATION, WASTE GENERATION RATE, WASTE MANAGEMENT DECISIONS, WASTE MANAGEMENT EFFORTS, WASTE MINIMIZATION, WASTE PRODUCTION, WASTE QUANTITIES, WASTE REDUCTION, WASTE STREAM, WASTE STREAMS, WASTES, WASTEWATER, WASTEWATER TREATMENT, WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANTS, WATER SUPPLY, WHITE GOODS, YARD WASTES, WASTE MANAGEMENT, PULP & PAPER, DATA, DATA COLLECTING, LANDFILLS, INDUSTRIAL WASTES, USER FEESAGRICULTURAL WASTES
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