Waste Management

Waste Not, Want Not - How Cities Are Pursuing a Circular Economy

Waste Not, Want Not – How Cities Are Pursuing a Circular Economy

Cities generated 2.01 billion tons of solid waste in 2016, a number that is projected by the World Bank to climb to 3.4 billion tons in 2050, driven by rapid urbanization and expanding urban wealth. Too much waste creates health concerns and degrades the environment. It also represents a significant ... View More
Cities on the Frontline Speaker Series: Sharing Knowledge to Respond with Resilience

Cities on the Frontline Speaker Series: Sharing Knowledge to Respond with Resilience

Coronavirus Speaker Series: Sharing Knowledge to Respond with Resilience is a weekly session organized by the Global Resilient Cities Network and the World Bank as a knowledge sharing session for cities in response to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation. 28. Risk and Crisis Communication The session covered reflections from cities ... View More
Melaka

Melaka

Malaysia ... View More
Jakarta

Jakarta

Indonesia ... View More
Accra

Accra

Ghana ... View More
We cannot afford to wait

We cannot afford to wait

As we fight this pandemic globally, climate change remains one of the world’s top challenges. In a world facing climate change and a global health crisis, clean water, safe sanitation, and improved hygiene has never been more important ... View More
Urban Ocean

Urban Ocean

Urban Ocean is a capacity-building and accelerator program for cities. This program will enhance understanding of circular economy principles, build awareness of marine plastic pollution, and assess waste management systems in member cities ... View More
Resilient Waste Management Community

Resilient Waste Management Community

Cities have long grappled with waste management systems, with COVID-19 further exposing vulnerabilities and increasing the risk of system failure. The Community of Practice on Resilient Waste Management is a space to exchange, share, and develop information on how cities can use a resilience lens to develop more sustainable waste ... View More
Toyama

Toyama

Japan ... View More
Surat

Surat

India ... View More
Pune

Pune

India ... View More
San Juan

San Juan

Puerto Rico ... View More