DROWNING IN WASTE – Case Mexico City, Mexico

Mexico City, is the capital of Mexico and the most populous city in North America. Mexico City is one of the most important cultural and financial centers in the Americas. It is located in the Valley of Mexico, a large valley in the high plateaus in the center of Mexico, at an altitude of 2,240 meters. The city has a population of approximately nine million people on a land area of 1,485 square kilometers. The population of Greater Mexico City is 21.3 million, which makes it the largest metropol...
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Waste Challenges in Eastern Africa

Many Eastern African countries have alarming waste problems in their hands. There are different factors that contribute to the problem. In these countries waste is stored at waste transfer stations that are not managed at all. For this reason, waste piles up on the streets and in the vicinity of people's homes. Huge amounts of waste is also burned uncontrollably. Many cities have outdated, and inefficient waste collection processes that cannot handle the waste situation. In addition, limited ...
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DROWNING IN WASTE – Case Indonesia

Indonesia is the largest economy in Southeast Asia with a population of close to 250 million spread over a chain of 17,000 islands and almost 2,000,000 square kilometers. The vast equatorial archipelago extends over 5,000 kilometers east to west, between the Indian and Pacific Oceans. The largest islands are Sumatra, Java, Kalimantan (Indonesian Borneo), Sulawesi, and the Indonesian part of New Guinea. Islands are mountainous with dense rain forests, and some have active volcanoes. The capital c...
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WOIMA Blog 1/2019 – Waste in Numbers 2/2

WOIMA Blog 1/2019 Waste in Numbers 2/2 In 2016 consultants at McKinsey calculated that open burning, dumping or discharging one ton of rubbish into waterways cost south Asian economies $375 through pollution and disease, against $50-100 required for basic systems to dispose of that same ton properly. The best solution is better rubbish collection in Asia. ...
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WOIMA Blog 12/2018 – Waste in Numbers 1/2

WOIMA Blog 12/2018 Waste in Numbers 1/2 Today, waste in its various forms is a key part of our everyday life. We generate it, we throw it away, we see it polluting our environment and we, the mankind, suffer the consequences of it. But seldom do we stop to think about the magnitude of the problem. Here are a few facts. In 2016 the world generated close to 2.5 b...
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NEW FREE WOIMA BROCHURE – UNITED NATIONS’ SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDG)

WOIMA BROCHURE - UNITED NATIONS' SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS WOIMA has aligned its solutions, operations and projects to support the SDGs. These goals guide our product development, sales activities and project execution throughout the processes. WOIMA is committed to helping the developing countries reach the SDGs. The tool is our modular wasteWOIMA® waste-to-energy power plant, and the WOIMA Ecosyst...
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