Sustainable Manufacturing and Environmental Pollution Programme

Uganda

Uganda Circular Textiles

The Uganda Circular Textile project is designed to support a transition to a local Ugandan textile manufacturing base by incorporating clothes that would have otherwise ended up in landfill into new products and design.    The project will assess the existing second-hand textile value chains in Kampala to establish the types of materials that are currently

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Waste to Energy: The case for anaerobic digestion in Kenya and Uganda

Waste to Energy: The case for anaerobic digestion in Kenya and Uganda Organic waste is released through water and land pathways into waterbodies and landfills. Release of organic waste into these pathways results in production of GHGs and negatively impacts aquatic and human health. This report investigate the potential of anaerobic digestion as a suitable technology

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Pollution from Manufacturing in Kenya and Uganda and Potential Private Responses

Pollution from Manufacturing in Kenya and Uganda and Potential Private Responses Based on research from Open Capital Advisors (OCA) in Kenya and Uganda, this sankey flowchart illustrates potential private-sector responses to mitigate manufacturing pollution from selected sectors of those countries, based on their export relevance. The list of solutions includes those available through local and

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Harmonised system (HS) Subheadings for Plastic Substitutes

Harmonised System (HS) Subheadings for Plastic Substitutes The factsheet presents an illustrative list of substitute products for single-use plastics as well as the relevant feedstocks, used in their manufacture, together with the corresponding Harmonised System codes and product descriptions at the six-digit level. 

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East Africa Regional Workshop on Single Use Plastics

East African Regional Workshop on Single-Use-Plastics This report is the a result of the workshop organised for the purpose of targeted training activities for legislators and environmental authorities in East Africa working plastic pollution. The workshop was organised by ALN Academy, the International Conservation Caucus Foundation (ICCF) Group and the Flipflopi Project Foundation and facilitated by the United Nations

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Enabling concerted multilateral action on plastic pollution and plastics substitutes

Enabling concerted multilateral action on plastic pollution and plastic substitutes This report acknowledges that for multiple parallel and inclusive responses within the United Nations and the multilateral trading system are needed to succeed in curbing plastic pollution. It argues that improvements in trade and domestic governance, including to promote plastic substitutes, alternatives and increased material

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