Sustainable Manufacturing and Environmental Pollution Programme

Manufacturing Pollution

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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SMEP Chapters: Tanzania, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Kenya

SMEP Video Series: Tanzania, Kenya, Pakistan & Bangladesh View this series of videos produced by UNCTAD for the SMEP Programme to gain an understanding of the manufacturing and plastic pollution realities in these geographies. View YouTube video: Tanzania View YouTube video: Pakistan View YouTube video: Kenya View YouTube video: Bangladesh

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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Factsheet for Bangladesh: The role of exports in manufacturing pollution

Factsheet for Bangladesh: The role of exports in manufacturing pollution A lifecycle analysis of selected manufacturing exports from Bangladesh reveals various effects on the environmental and human health. The analysis shows the importance of the textile sector in all the impact categories, considering the cradle-to-gate and the gate-to-gate system boundary. The textile industry has been …

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