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
    Ongoing
    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
    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
    Activity | Waste
    Peru | Ongoing
    The Coalition's Municipal Solid Waste Initiative has provided support to the city of Arequipa (Peru) for an organic waste management project that can reduce short-lived climate pollutant and...
    Arequipa Peru
    Activity | Waste
    Philippines | Ongoing
    The Coalition's Municipal Solid Waste Initiative has provided support to the city of Cebu (Philippines) to develop robust waste management systems that achieve real and immediate short-lived climate...
    Cebu, Philippines
    Activity | Waste
    India | Ongoing
    The Coalition's Municipal Solid Waste Initiative and partners are providing support to the East Delhi Municipal Corporation to formulate a workplan for improving municipal waste management, while...
    Activity | Waste
    South Africa | Ongoing
    As a mentor city in the Coalition's Municipal Solid Waste initiative, the city of eThekwini, South Africa is sharing its experience and knowledge with other cities in the African continent.
    Activity | Waste
    Brazil | Ongoing
    As a member of the Coalition's Municipal Solid Waste network, the city of Sao Paulo, Brazil has undertaken multiple initiatives to improve waste collection and separation practices, including:...
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