Rapid Appraisal Facility Tool

The Rapid Appraisal Facility Tool (RAFT) is a form-based tool that provides solid waste management staff and planners a quick and efficient way to collect key data about a city’s current solid waste and recycling systems, including its individual disposal and processing facilities, to inform solid waste management planning and… Read More

Clean Cities, Blue Ocean Maldives Fact Sheet

As an island nation, the Maldives faces a unique set of challenges in managing a rapidly growing volume of waste across its more than 1,200 islands. The country’s dispersed geography, limited land for waste storage, its densely populated capital city, and a host of other unique challenges require the Maldives… Read More

CCBO Launches New Capacity Building Tool for Local Governments

More than 22 million tons of plastic leak into our aquatic environment each year, the majority from land-based sources in communities and cities that aren’t able to adequately collect and manage local waste.  Local governments have an important role in providing on-the-ground services to control waste and prevent ocean plastic… Read More

CCBO 3R/SWM and Marine Debris Strategy Alignment Assessment – the Maldives

In general, CCBO has strong alignment with the draft Single-Use Plastics (SUP) Phase Out Policy as well as existing legislation and projects in the country, particularly related to enhancing solid waste management (SWM) and reduce, reuse, and recycle (3R) practices, building SBC through educational and community efforts, and establishing effective… Read More