Although batch composting of manure is very common throughout China at both large and small scales, there is little experience with composting of human waste in urban centres. This project, the first on thermal composting of human faeces under indoor controlled conditions, took place in a highdensity urban setting in Dongsheng, Erdos Municipality in Inner Mongolia, China.

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The IPCC's Fourth Assessment Report puts the contribution of the solid waste and wastewater management sector to global greenhouse gas emissions at 2.7%, which might at first sight appear to be comparatively low.

Option Energy Private Limited, a company into bio-waste- based power production, is planning to set up an organic waste-based plant to produce power and Bio-Compressed Natural Gas (CNG), based on US technology, at Fatehabad soon.

This working paper is based on research carried out as commission work for the Ministry of Environment, Japan (MOEJ). It presents the analysis of climate benefits through the 3Rs focusing on organic waste management. It shows separate treatment hierarchies for different kinds of organic waste and recommendations for selection of appropriate treatment technologies for these wastes.

This working paper is based on research carried out as commission work for the Ministry of Environment, Japan (MOEJ). It presents the analysis of climate benefits through the 3Rs focusing on organic waste management. It shows separate treatment hierarchies for different kinds of organic waste and recommendations for selection of appropriate treatment technologies for these wastes.

This report consists of four main sections. In the first part, it presents data from the national GHG inventories of a number of developing Asian countries, identifies the main sources of GHG emissions from the waste sector, and analyses the national climate strategies of selected countries. Secondly, the report presents data on the potential climate benefits of the 3Rs. It

Cairo: It is unlikely anyone has ever come to this city and commented on how clean the streets are. But this litterstrewn metropolis is now wrestling with a garbage problem so severe it has managed to incite its weary residents and command the attention of the president.

The global concern has heightened in the recent past over the need for sustainable agricultural production and environmental protection with the Asian region being especially vulnerable due to the twin problems of population pressure and land scarcity.

Pune After Pune Municipal Corporation's (PMC) decision to provide organic waste to villages around the city located up to 10 km, the standing committee on Tuesday decided to extend the limits up to 75 km.

The municipality of Contagem in the State of Minas Gerais, despite being known as an industrial centre, has an enormous potential to develop urban agriculture. The current administration recognises this, and supports the development of agriculture as an important strategy for consolidating its Municipal Food and Nutritional Security Policy.

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