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Sustainable Management of Organic Waste: The need for coordinated action at national and local levels

Policy Brief

Sustainable Management of Organic Waste: The need for coordinated action at national and local levels

 Vol. / Issue: Number 21
Author: Bengtsson, Magnus; Sang-Arun,Janya and Menikpura, Nirmala
Policy Brief | 2012/09 | Language: English
Publisher: IGES(Hayama, Japan) | Copyright: IGES | Page No./Total No. of Pages: p.10.

Current waste management practices in cities in developing Asia are a threat to human health and to the environment. This policy brief focuses on biological methods with lower emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG), and argues that national and local governments have key roles to play in mainstreaming these methods. It also recommends policy packages that can facilitate the uptake of such techniques.


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Area: Sustainable Consumption and Production
Task: Other
Tag: Policy Brief
Region: Asia

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