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    A global initiative from ISWA International Solid Waste Association


Knowledge Base

This Knowledge Base, broken down into relevant categories, aims to provide up to date information on all aspects of dumpsites, from general information, the social implications through to the technical know-how and the legal and financial issues associated with closing a dumpsite.

 

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Introduction & Background on open dumpsites

Title

Source

Year/Country & Type

A Roadmap for closing Waste Dumpsites

ISWA

2016 / International / Report & Manual

Wasted Health: The Tragic Case of Dumpsites

ISWA

2015 / International / Report & Manual

Introduction to landfill in tropical regions

ISWA / University of Malaya

2013 / Malaysia / Presentation

Introduction to Landfill

ISWA

2008 / International / Presentation

The World’s 50 Biggest Dumpsites

D-Waste

2014 / International / Report

Operation of a landfill and/or open dumpsite

Title

Source

Year/Country & Type

Guidelines for Design and Operation of Municipal Solid Waste Landfills in Tropical Climates

ISWA Knowledge Base

2013 / International / Guideline

Guía para la Implementación, Operación y Cierre de Rellenos Sanitarios

Ministerio de Medio Ambiente Y agua Bolivia

2010 / Bolivia / Guideline

Setting up a new landfill

Title

Source

Year/Country & Type

Lesson 1: Integrated Solid Waste Management 

ISWA Knowledge Base

2008 / International / Presentation

Guidelines for Design and Operation of Municipal Solid Waste Landfills in Tropical Climates 

ISWA Knowledge Base

2013 / Tropical Climate / Guideline

Landfill Gas Management

Title

Source

Year/Country & Type

Lesson 4a, Landfill biogas system design

ISWA Knowledge Base

2008 / International / Presentation

Guidelines for Design and Operation of Lesson 4b, Landfill biogas recovery and technology applications

ISWA Knowledge Base

2013 / Tropical Climate / Guideline

Leachate Management

Title

Source

Year/Country & Type

Lesson 4, Leachate management and control

ISWA Knowledge Base

2008 / International / Presentation

Closure and post-closure of a landfill and/or dumpsite

Title

Source

Year/Country & Type

Lesson 10: Closure and post-closure

ISWA Knowledge Base

2008 / International / Presentation

Webinar: Closure and Rehabilitation of Open Dumps

ISWA & CCAC

2014 / International / Webinar

Governance, Finance & Legal Issues

Title

Source

Year/Country & Type

ISWA Technical Policy No. 9 - Sanitary Landfilling as Part Of Integrated Waste Management

ISWA Knowledge Base

2007 / International / Presentation

Lesson 1: Integrated Solid Waste Management 

ISWA Knowledge Base

2008 / International / Presentation