PROPOSAL TO IMPLEMENT A SELECTIVE URBAN SOLID WASTE COLLECTION MODEL IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF NOVA XAVANTINA – MT.

According to Brazil’s National Solid Waste Policy (PNRS), established by Law No. 12.305/2010, municipal authorities are responsible for solid waste management, the premise of which is integrated management aimed at reducing waste production, maximizing reuse, recycling materials and disposing of waste in an environmentally appropriate manner, with a view to universalizing services within the municipality. […]

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Circular Economy Strategies

The Town of Gilbert is a municipality in the East Valley within the Phoenix Metropolitan Area. With incredible population growth over the past decade, the Town is committed to maintaining high-quality services and amenities while continuing to plan for growth and development. As the Public Works Department is key to providing services to Town residents, […]

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Solid Waste Master Plan

The Town of Gilbert is a municipality in the East Valley within the Phoenix Metropolitan Area. With incredible population growth over the past decade, the Town is committed to maintaining high-quality services and amenities while continuing to plan for growth and development. As the Public Works Department is key to providing services to Town residents, […]

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Development of an Environmental Awareness Program on Climate Change and Biodiversity Conservation for Lapus-Lapus Integrated Marine Protected Area, Municipality of Dumangas, Iloilo Province, Western Visayas Philippines

The coastal town of Dumangas is highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change resulting to biodiversity loss. Coupled with unsustainable coastal resource utilization they greatly affected the fishing-based livelihood of the community. The local government in partnership with an academic institution -ISAT U and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) and other […]

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Designing Innovative Waste Stream Diversion Opportunities

The Town of Gilbert is a fast-growing community in the East Valley of the Phoenix Metro Area. With a population of over 270,000 residents who are eager to have a positive impact on their community, the Public Works Department Environmental Services Division is interested in exploring new, innovative ways to divert waste from landfills while […]

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Residential Xeriscape Plan Design

As a sprawling metro region, the City of Phoenix is a desert city with warm temperatures year-round. As an alternative to lush, green lawns, the City prioritizes the use of xeriscaping as a sustainable alternative to typical residential landscaping. With an emphasis on irrigation reduction, xeriscaping includes functional use of plants to reduce water use […]

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Zero-Waste towards a Sustainable Community

The Zero-Waste towards a Sustainable Community project was created to help the community to establish waste management programme that best suit the community, trains the community on best practices of waste management toward zero waste, and increase community awareness on waste management. The Centre for Global Sustainability Studies (CGSS), Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) has collaborated […]

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Water Management and Community Cleanliness in Lemon Grove

The City of Lemon Grove has partnered with the Sage Project and environmental engineering students at San Diego State University to address several of the City’s environmental goals. Students in the Environmental Engineering Seminar course (ENV E 101) collaborated in teams to develop cost-effective proposals to manage stormwater runoff, water usage, and litter hotspots in […]

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City of Lemon Grove Tree Planting Initiative

The urban greening and renewal of a city requires the cooling effect of new trees. This prerequisite affects the development of green rooftops and rooftop gardens and the efficiency of water usage across city parks and public facilities. With this understanding, this report proposes to enhance the population of trees across the City of Lemon […]

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