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Municipal Solid Waste Management in Asia and the Pacific Islands-Challenges and Strategic Solutions
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Agamuthu, Pariatamby; Tanaka, Masaru (Eds.) 2014, 380 p. 100 illus., 30 illus. in color.


Written by Asian experts in solid waste management, the book on Municipal Solid Waste Management in Asia and the Pacific Islands- Challenges and Strategic Solutions explores the current situation in Asian countries including Pacific Islands. It is greatly envisaged to form an excellent source of reference in MSW management in Asia and Pacific Islands.

The chapters form a comprehensive, coherent investigation in municipal solid waste (MSW) management, including, definitions used, generation, sustainable waste management system, legal framework and impacts on global warming. The highlight of the book is the several case studies from Asia that exemplify the real situation experienced.

  • Sustainable Society and Municipal Solid Waste Management
  • Sustainable 3R Practice in the Asia and Pacific Regions: The Challenges and Issues
  • Formalization of Informal Recycling in Low-Income Countries
  • 3R (Reduce, Reuse and Recycle) in Bangladesh
  • Municipal Solid Waste Management in Cambodia
  • Municipal Solid Waste Management in China
  • Municipal Solid Waste Management in India
  • Municipal Solid Waste Management in Indonesia
  • Municipal Solid Waste Management in Japan
  • Management of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) in Korea
  • MSW Management in Malaysia: Changes for Sustainability
  • Municipal Solid Waste Management in Nepal
  • Solid Waste Management in Pacific Island Countries and Territories
  • Municipal Solid Waste Management in the Philippines
  • Solid Waste Management in Sri Lanka
  • Municipal Solid Waste Management in Taiwan: From Solid Waste to Sustainable Material Management
  • Municipal Solid Waste Management in Thailand: Challenges and Strategic Solution
  • Municipal Solid Waste Management in Vietnam: Challenges and Solutions.‚Äč


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