Solid Waste solutions for meeting the SDGs

10 February, 2020
World Urban Forum, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates


Hall 2: Room 2

Successful waste management will speed progress towards meeting several of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In this session, experts will present proven policy and technology solutions for improving waste management practices and diverting waste from landfills. They will then explain how these solutions can be aligned with local contexts and development goals.


  • Dr. Jane Stanley, EAROPH Australia
    Emerging new technologies for getting rid of landfill waste, including W2E solutions (a case study from the Pacific)
  • Mr. Soichiro Takashima, Mayor of Fukuoka City
    Waste management systems in Fukuoka
  • Professor Yasushi Matsufuji, Fukuoka University, President, Solid Waste Advisers Network (SWAN)

    The “Fukuoka Method” for landfill and solid waste management  (a case study from Africa)

  • Ms. Sandra Mazo-Nix, Waste Initiative Coordinator, Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC)
    Improving air quality, mitigating climate change, and meetings the SDGs through better waste management (a case study from Latin America)

  • Mr. Ho De Leong, Chairman, Waste Management Association of Malaysia and International Solid Waste Association (ISWA) Board (RDN)

    Malaysia’s experience implementing integrated waste management solutions

Event contact

Sandra Mazo-Nix,
Programme Manager
secretariat [at]


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