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    Workstream | Waste
    Ongoing
    Improper waste management is an environmental and social challenge that affects millions of people worldwide, and continues to grow in scale with rising urban populations and incomes. Taking action...
    Waste collection in Dandora, Kenya
    Workstream | Waste
    Ongoing
    While reducing and diverting waste addresses many landfill challenges, these practices do not prevent landfills from generating methane , a greenhouse gas 21 times more powerful than carbon dioxide (...
    Landfill methane gas capture
    Workstream | Waste
    Ongoing
    The Waste Initiative strives to effect meaningful improvement on a specific aspect of solid waste management – reduction of short-lived climate pollutant (SLCP) emissions, including methane and black...
    Workstream | Waste
    Ongoing
    In communities with inadequate waste management systems, waste might be deliberately burned to free up space at dumpsites, to facilitate scavenging of non-combustible materials (such as metals) for...
    Open waste burning
    Workstream | Waste
    Ongoing
    Approximately one-third of all food produced for human consumption is lost or wasted. In cities, food often makes up the majority of waste that ends up in landfills, where it gradually decomposes and...
    Food waste
    Workstream | Waste
    Ongoing
    All communities, from large megacities to smaller towns and villages, generate waste. In almost all cases, communities are the primary decision makers when it comes to local waste management. They...
    Activity | Waste
    Ivory Coast | Ongoing
    The city of Abidjan generates around 1.2 to 1.7 million tonnes of waste a year. With the support of the Coalition's Municipal Solid Waste Initiative, the city aims to strengthen the capacity of its...
    Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire
    Activity | Waste
    Ghana | Ongoing
    As a member of the Coalition's Municipal Solid Waste Initiative city network, the city of Accra, Ghana has undertaken multiple initiatives to improve waste collection and separation practices,...
    Activity | Waste
    Ethiopia | Ongoing
    The city of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia is receiving support from the Coalition to: Complete SLCP emissions baseline Improve organic waste diversion Improve waste collection efficiency Design, construction...
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Activity | Waste
    Jordan | Ongoing
    The city of Amman (Jordan) is receiving support from the Coalition to: Implement landfill gas recovery and electricity generation Construction of a clean materials recovery facility (MRF)...
    Amman, Jordan

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