Guidelines for national waste management strategies

Guidelines for national waste management strategies

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United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)
Resource type:
Guidelines & Tools
Publishing year:
2013

This document provides a conceptual and methodological framework that countries may apply and adapt to their particular circumstances. It outlines a possible process and poses questions that countries may wish to consider as they develop integrated national waste management strategies. Part I of the document is an introduction providing context, an overview and an examination of preliminary issues, including the rationale for a national waste management strategy. Part II explores the challenges and opportunities waste management presents. Part III deals with the major considerations influencing the policy choices involved in a national strategy, while Part IV outlines the process of strategy development, monitoring, and implementation. To support the methodology, the document provides additional information resources in the annexes

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