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Solid Waste Management in the World's Cities: Water and Sanitation in the World's Cities 2010

Release Date: April, 2010
ISBN 13: 9781849711708
Sales Number: 10.III.Q.2
256 page(s), 8.5x11
Binding: Paperback
Publisher: United Nations Human Settlements Programme

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In a rapidly urbanizing global society, solid waste management will be a key challenge facing all the world's cities. This publication provides a fresh perspective and new data on one of the biggest issues in urban development. Using the framework of Integrated Sustainable Waste Management, the report presents unprecedented research from 22 cities across six continents. It describes the rich diversity of waste management systems used throughout the world drawing out the practical lessons for policymakers. The volume is essential reading for all professionals and policymakers in the field and a valuable resource for researchers and students.

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