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Small Island Developing States Waste Management Outlook

  • Published on September 10, 2021
Overview of the current challenges and opportunities for waste management in Small Island Developing States (SIDS).
This SIDS Waste Management Outlook promotes the involvement of multiple stakeholders as well as regional and sub-regional cooperation and focuses
on achieving the following objectives:
 • Adopt an integrated approach to waste management by addressing wastes in all media (solid, liquid and gas);
 • Examine how to capitalize on improvements in the waste sector to achieve sustainable development in SIDS and
 take on other challenges including mitigating climate change, improving water quality, overcoming resource
 scarcity, ensuring sound chemicals management and alleviating poverty by creating job opportunities;
 • Identify policies, governance strategies and tools for integrated waste management; and
 • Examine the available approaches to waste management finance.

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