Regional Bulky Waste Management
Bulky Waste Management
Bulky Waste Management
Bulky Waste is identified as wastes that are too large to be collected through regular waste collection services. When not managed well, these items are a breeding ground for vector-borne disease and a source for environmental pollution especially from hazardous materials such as oil, coolant, fuel, brake, and other fluids; air-conditioning gases; and heavy metals including lead, hexavalent chromium, cadmium, and mercury.
PacWastePlus is assisting Pacific Island Countries to improve the management of End-Of-Life vehicles and End-of-Life Tyres by providing guidelines and technical notes on safe handling and dismantling and options for in-country management of these items.
What will this project do?
This regional project will work with the GEF ISLANDS project to develop:
- Guiding document and a Decision Support Tool to guide participating countries on how to design and implement a national ELV management programme.
- Develop Drafting/Guiding Notes on how to draft national legislation for the management of End-of-Life vehicles
- Establish safe Dismantling Training Manual to be implemented by national governments to ensure both safeties of workers and prevent discharges into the environment.
- Publications and awareness materials
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Enhancing Management of End-Of-Life Vehicles
Bulky waste refers to wastes that are usually too large to be accepted by the regular waste collection and takes up space at the landfill. End-of-life vehicles and consumer white goods are common forms of bulky waste in all Pacific Island countries. These items contain Persistent Organic Pollutants often used...
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End of Life Tyre Management: Thermal Processing Options
This Management Option Booklet explores possible reuse options for ELTs without processing. Several end-use markets exist to manage ELT such as Energy generation whereby ELT is used either whole or shredded straight into the kiln. shredded and used as fuel (TDF)
Research Report: Assessment of End of Life Tyres in the Pacific
This study aims to provide peer guidance on recycling potential and current best practice for End - of - Life - Tyres as may be practically implemented by PICs, to meet guidelines currently in place around the world.
End of Life Tyre Management: Options for Mechanical Processing
This Management Option Booklet explores possible reuse options for ELTs without processing. The options presented here provide preliminary information designed to assist countries to understand immediately available opportunities.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Without proper processing, scrapping, and recycling, End of Life Vehicles (ELV) are abandoned, landfilled, or stockpiled at poorly managed scrap yards.
- ELV contains hazardous components that have environmental and health impacts
1.Designing Legislation on End of Life Vehicle and End of Life Tyres management – A Guide for Legal Drafters
2.Training Manual – to mainstream waste management into existing Automobile courses
3. Guideline – to ensure safe handling, dismantling, storage and disposal of End of Life Vehicle and End of Life Tyres management