Links related to waste
Links on e-Waste
a knowledge base for the sustainable recycling of e-Waste. This guide is developed as part of the "Global Knowledge Partnerships in e-Waste Recycling" programme, initiated by the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) and implemented by the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Empa). Readings and current studies can be obtained under
Links on toxic waste
BAN is the world's only organization focused on confronting the global environmental injustice and economic inefficiency of toxic trade (toxic wastes, products and technologies) and its devastating impacts. Working at the nexus of human rights and environment, we confront the issues of environmental justice at a macro level, preventing disproportionate and unsustainable dumping of the world's toxic waste and pollution on our global village's poorest residents. At the same time we actively promote the sustainable and just solutions to our consumption and waste crises -- banning waste trade, while promoting green, toxic free and democratic design of consumer products.
Links on integrated sustainable waste management
WASTE has expert knowledge on domestic solid and liquid waste management and sanitation issues. By forming alliances with other agencies and companies we consolidate this knowledge and work more efficiently.
On the overall WASTE carries out assignments in close co-operation with local partners and strives at strengthening local capacity
A wide range of publications on municipal waste can be found on
Sandec is the Department of Water and Sanitation in Developing Countries at the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag)
Sandec's activities centre on problems of sustainable development in economically less developed countries. Its mandate is to assist in developing appropriate and sustainable water and sanitation concepts and technologies adapted to the different physical and socio-economic conditions prevailing in developing countries.