With the policy in effect, the WMD projects smaller volumes of waste
to be thrown in the dumpsite.
Unlike countries such as the US and Canada that can ship their waste
abroad, Cambodia does not have that luxury and must deal with the issue head-on.
The recent amendment to the classification of plastic wastes
under the Basel Convention, an international treaty, will help Malaysia restrict the import of such wastes
from other countries more effectively, said Energy, Science, Technology, Environment and Climate Change (MESTECC) Minister Yeo Bee Yin.
According to the National Solid Waste
in Philippine cities and municipalities is mostly composed of organics (52 percent).
Keep two bags for dry waste
collection- paper and plastic, for the rest of the household waste
This, the ministry says, needs to change to increase the value of waste
to the Kenyan economy over time.
Similarly, an incinerator at the District Headquarters (DHQ) Hospital had a capacity to dispose of 50kg medical waste
per house and total 253kg medical waste
was being disposed of in this hospital, he added.
With regards to dumping waste
in open spaces, "a fine of OMR1,000 will be imposed on anyone who litters in fenced, open spaces or in the wadis".
was collected through Tadweer operational service contracts that provide waste
collection and transportation services in the UAE capital, and does not include the industrial and commercial waste
that is separately collected by environmental service providers licensed by Tadweer.
A total of 1,147,844 tonnes of waste
were collected after an average of 6,376.90 tonnes of waste
was generated per day in the emirate.
He said the company has employed 200,000 people, deployed over 1,000 waste
collection materials, and has well trained staff to deal with waste
management in the country.
About 20pc of all hospital waste
is extremely hazardous and needs to be properly disposed of.