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    Workstream | Waste
    Ongoing
    Improper waste management is an environmental and social challenge that affects millions of people worldwide, and continues to grow in scale with rising urban populations and incomes. Taking action...
    Waste collection in Dandora, Kenya
    Workstream | Waste
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    While reducing and diverting waste addresses many landfill challenges, these practices do not prevent landfills from generating methane , a greenhouse gas 21 times more powerful than carbon dioxide (...
    Landfill methane gas capture
    Workstream | Waste
    Ongoing
    The Waste Initiative strives to effect meaningful improvement on a specific aspect of solid waste management – reduction of short-lived climate pollutant (SLCP) emissions, including methane and black...
    Workstream | Waste
    Ongoing
    In communities with inadequate waste management systems, waste might be deliberately burned to free up space at dumpsites, to facilitate scavenging of non-combustible materials (such as metals) for...
    Open waste burning
    Workstream | Waste
    Ongoing
    Approximately one-third of all food produced for human consumption is lost or wasted. In cities, food often makes up the majority of waste that ends up in landfills, where it gradually decomposes and...
    Food waste
    Workstream | Waste
    Ongoing
    All communities from large megacities to smaller towns and villages generate waste. In almost all cases, communities are the primary decision makers when it comes to local waste management. They are...
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