regional differences

Progress and Challenges in International Solid Waste Management, Disposal and Greenhouse Gas Reductions

March 15, 2022

Air & Waste Management Association Webinar
Tuesday, March 15, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm ET

Waste generation and its management affect everyone and create challenges along many critical dimensions: human health, the surrounding environment, greenhouse gas emissions, quality of life, financial and economic health, and stresses infrastructure and institutions. Waste is growing fast and is anticipated to grow the most in parts of the world struggling with effective waste management systems and disposal.

This webinar will provide an overview of issues affecting solid waste management with an emphasis on these topics:

  • Landfilling and developing economies,
  • Regional differences,
  • Growth of waste and emissions,
  • Closure of open dumpsites,
  • Improvement opportunities, and
  • Evaluating activities to reduce greenhouse gas emissions using modeling.

Presenters: David Greene, Project Manager, and James Law, Vice President, SCS Engineers
Moderator: Aditi Ramola, Technical Director, International Solid Waste Association (ISWA)



Posted by Diane Samuels at 1:00 pm