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Author Kaza, Silpa, author.

Title What a waste 2.0 : a global snapshot of solid waste management to 2050 / Silpa Kaza, Lisa Yao, Perinaz Bhada-Tata, and Frank Van Woerden with Kremena Ionkova [and 9 others].

Publication Info. Washington, DC : World Bank Group, [2018]
Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2019.


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 Axe Credo Reference E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition [Enhanced Credo edition]
Description 1 online resource (15 entries) : 94 images ; digital files.
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Series Urban development series
Urban development series (Washington, D.C.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- 1. Introduction: A note on data; References -- 2. At a glance: a global picture of solid waste management: Key insights; Waste generation; Projected waste generation; Waste composition; Waste collection; Waste disposal; Special wastes; References -- 3. Regional snapshots: East Asia and Pacific; Europe and Central Asia; Latin America and the Caribbean; Middle East and North Africa; North America; South Asia; Sub-Saharan Africa; References; Additional resources -- 4. Waste administration and operations: Key insights; Solid waste regulations; Solid waste planning; Institutions and coordination; Waste management operations; References -- 5. Financing and cost recovery for waste management systems: Key insights; Waste management budgets; Waste management costs; Waste management financing; References -- 6. Waste and society: Key insights; Environment and climate change; Technology trends; Citizen engagement; Social impacts of waste management and the informal sector; References; Additional resources --
7. Case studies: 1. A path to zero waste in San Francisco, United States; 2. Achieving financial sustainability in Argentina and Colombia; 3. Automated waste collection in Israel; 4. Cooperation between national and local governments for municipal waste management in Japan; 5. Central reforms to stabilize the waste sector and engage the private sector in Senegal; 6. Decentralized organic waste management by households in Burkina Faso; 7. Eco-Lef: a successful plastic recycling system in Tunisia; 8. Extended producer responsibility schemes in Europe; 9. Financially resilient deposit refund system: the case of the bottle recycling program in Palau; 10. Improving waste collection by partnering with the informal sector in Pune, India; 11. Improving waste management through citizen communication in Toronto, Canada; 12. Managing disaster waste; 13. Minimizing food loss and waste in Mexico; 14. Sustainable source separation in Panaji, India; 15. Musical garbage trucks in Taiwan, China; 16. The global tragedy of marine litter; 17. Using information management to reduce waste in Korea -- References -- Additional resources -- Appendix A. Waste generation (tonnes per year) and projections by country or economy -- Appendix B. Waste treatment and disposal by country or economy.
Access Access restricted to authorized users and institutions.
Summary By 2050, the world is expected to generate 3.40 billion tonnes of waste annually, increasing drastically from today's 2.01 billion tonnes. What a Waste presents national and urban waste management data from around the world and highlights the need for urgent action. The publication provides a snapshot on how waste generation and management varies across income levels and regions, and shares good practices globally.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Note Description based on title page of print version.
Subject Refuse and refuse disposal.
Refuse and refuse disposal -- Environmental aspects.
Refuse disposal industry.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Yao, Lisa, author.
Bhada-Tata, Perinaz, author.
Van Woerden, Frank, author.
Ionkova, Kremena, author.
Credo Reference (Firm), distributor.
Other Form: Print version: 1464813299 9781464813290 xviii, 272 pages : color illustrations, color maps
ISBN 9781786849700 electronic version
9781464813474 electronic book
1464813477 electronic book
9781464813290 print
1464813299 print

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