This is a presentation made by Miezah Kodwo, head of “Research & Development Department” of Zoomlion Ghana Ltd., for the “wasteMET Asia 2012” ISWA Beacon Conference, which was held on 3-4 of July 2012, in Singapore. The presentation is an overview of the waste management situation in the city of Accra, Ghana.
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Hazardous Waste Compatibility is an application that enables users to determine in a simple and comprehensive way the possible hazards that can be expected on hazardous waste storage, based on the chemicals contained in these wastes. This application plays a key role in assessing potential chemical reactions, foreseeing adverse reactions and then enabling handling procedures of hazardous waste to be carried out without risk of unexpected chemical reaction. The application is based on EPA’s Chemical Compatibility Chart (EPA-600/2-80-076 April 1980).
LandVol is a tool developed by D-Waste, to support waste managers to roughly estimate the Landfill Volume (without final cover) and the required Active Landfill Area (the surface of a landfill used exclusively for waste disposal, without landfill lining layers, surrounding roads and other infrastructure) for the final disposal of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW). This application takes into consideration all the necessary data that affect the Landfill Volume and Area. It also makes an assessment of the expected waste body settlements and demonstrates the impacts of the various operational features in the calculated parameters.
D-Waste Atlas is a crowdsourcing open source map that visualizes municipal solid waste management data across the world for comparison and benchmarking purposes.
D-Waste Atlas is made with the contribution of scientists from different countries and the utilization of published data. Any contribution is more than welcomed but the figures published are firstly checked for mistakes or inconsistencies.
This is a application based on the D-Waste Concept “Waste Management for Everyone”.This application is dedicated to outline the global conditions regarding waste management and more specifically: a. to assess how many people do not have access to an even elementary level of sound waste management services, and b. to explore what are the problems and the conceptual understanding of waste management according to the global audience of internet users.
This is a compelling synthesis report on Steel Scrap Market compiled by Dimitrios Damigos, Assistant Professor at the National Technical University of Athens Greece. The report explores steel scrap issues in an integrated manner and reveals keen insights into both steel and steel scrap markets fundamentals. The report is flourished with tables and figures providing readers with extensive data for both steel and steel scrap markets. A huge number of valuable references and internet links related to the topic are also available. The readers interested in steel scrap market will accumulate comprehensive and reliable information in a quick and easy way.
This is a presentation of Carlos RV Silva Filho Managing Director of ABRELPE – Brazilian Trade Association of Waste Management Companies; the ISWA National Member in Brazil. It was first presented at the “2012 Informal Waste Sector Conference” organized by the Cason Family Foundation in New York City on 21-22 September 2012. This presentation is an overview of the perspectives that urbanization and growth of megacities bring for the waste management sector.
This is a application on strategies and actions on waste for sustainable cities provided by Atilio Savino. It was first presented in the “Humanidade 2012” event held on the 22th of May at Fort Copacabana of Rio de Janeiro. The presentation includes an overview of the role of adaptation and mitigation in the waste management sector in order to establish sustainable cities.
Waste2EnMas is a tool developed to assist solid waste managers to have a rough estimation of the Mass & Energy Balances of WTE (Mass Burn Facilities). Waste2EnMas is taking into consideration all the necessary data that affect a Modern WTE Mass Burn Facility and calculates the transfered Heating Value of a given amount of MSW to recovered amounts of Energy (Heat or/and Electricity) & produced byproducts
This is a presentation of Dr. Prasad Modak, executive president of the Environmental Management Centre LLP in India. The presentation was first presented in Singapore at the “wasteMET Asia 2012” ISWA Beacon Conference on 3-4 of July 2012 and it provides an overview of the waste management situation in India.
European Waste Catalogue is an application that enables users in the European Union to categorize the waste types. This allows also the member states to report their waste statistics. The application’s database based on the European Waste Catalogue which established by European Commission Decision 2000/532/EC and its amendments.
This is the presentation made by Antonis Mavropoulos in Singapore during the 2012 WasteMET Asia. It concerns the future of waste management, including a forecast for waste generation in 2050 and the role of mobile technologies in addressing urban waste management. It includes all his comments on each slide too.
The contribution of the 3R concept to sustainable solid waste management along with two examples from Japan and Thailand are presented in this presentation. The presentation was made by Janya San-Arun at the BNDES public seminar “Αlternative technology for the treatment of solid waste”, which was held in Recife on 16 May 2012.
This is an application produced by D-Waste, a company that believes that waste management is essential for the health and quality of life of all people, and it should be considered as a primary service and right of all human beings. This guide will help you to explain and communicate waste management aspects.