strategy

Expanding waste collection and disposal services

Synonyms:
Constructing effective disposal systems
Extending waste service coverage
Implementation:
This strategy features in the framework of Agenda 21 as formulated at UNCED (Rio de Janeiro, 1992), now coordinated by the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development and implemented through national and local authorities.
Narrower:
Setting waste management goals
Building waste disposal system
Modernizing sanitary facilities
Constructing waste stabilization ponds
Developing waste monitoring methodology
Ensuring full cost recovery from waste generators
Identifying low-cost options for waste management
Improving municipal management information systems
Facilitating transfer of waste management technology
Financing waste management services in deprived areas
Expanding waste management services to unserved areas
Integrating waste management with other basic services
Facilitating use of low-cost waste management technology
Establishing exchange programmes for waste management staff
Planning and constructing of new waste treatment facilities
Assessing approaches for extending waste management services
Extending waste management services to the unserved urban poor
Upgrading status and skills of managers in waste management agencies
Providing waste management information to global information systems
Providing training on low-cost waste collection and disposal options
Preparing guidelines on waste management for unserved low-income areas
Strengthening information networks on innovative waste disposal methods
Expanding public participation in solid waste management
Finding waste management solutions for densely populated areas and small islands
Improving coordination of waste management programmes in the United Nations system
Improving institutional capacity on waste management planning and service delivery
Establishing international clearing house for information on waste management and disposal
Supporting community waste recycling
Type Classification:
E: Emanations of other strategies
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean Energy