Solid Waste Management

November 5, 2018

Photo Feature: Municipal Waste Recycling Program

  Eight million tons of plastic waste are discarded into the word’s ocean annually- the equivalent of dumping an entire garage struck of plastic into the […]
October 25, 2018

From Waste to Work: Taking Action on Ocean Plastics

  The United Nations projects that by 2050 over two-thirds of the world’s population will live in cities. Ninety percent of that increase will take place in Asia […]
October 3, 2018

USAID Urban Champion: Mike Keshishian

Mike Keshishian is a Local Government Specialist in USAID’s Office of Democracy, Rights and Governance. He has worked for USAID since 1998, with a primary focus […]
September 12, 2018

Urban Development Media Scan – 30 August 2018

USAID New Resource Hub: Municipal Waste Recycling Program (MWRP) Global London and other major global cities commit to waste reduction declaration (8/28/18) Source: Envirotec Magazine Global Population […]
August 20, 2018

Urban Development Media Scan – 16 August 2018

USAID New Resource Hub: Municipal Waste Recycling Program (MWRP) Global 30 Most Crowded Cities in the World (8/13/18) Source: 24/7 Wall St. Is the world more […]
May 12, 2016

Exploring Methane Capture Options Under the Asansol-Durgapur Urban Area Solid Waste Management Project: Final Report

The Financial Institutions Reform and Expansion (FIRE-D) provided technical support to the Government of West Bengal to operationalize the West Bengal Solid Waste Management Mission (WBSWMM) […]
April 20, 2016

Municipal Waste Recycling Program Annual Program Statement

The purpose of this Annual Program Statement (APS) is to solicit grant applications for funding available through the Municipal Waste Recycling Program (MWRP) from organizations in […]
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