Waste Management in ASEAN Countries: Summary Report

Year of Publication

2017

This summary report examines the waste management landscape in 10 Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Member States.

Source:

United Nations Environment Programme

Author(s):

Geography:

Southeast Asia

Type:

Data, Solutions, Strategy

Purpose of Measurement:

Solution Sets and Impact Potential, Understanding the Problem

Impact theme(s):

Material Flows, Policy

This summary report examines the waste management landscape in 10 Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Member States. This report begins with the statistics on the trends of population growth, urbanization, and economic growth in each of the ASEAN countries, which is then followed by an overview of the waste generation, collection, treatment & recovery, and disposal statistics, and associated environmental, technical, and governance (institutions, policy, regulations) factors in the waste sector. The report also identifies the existing waste management challenges and gaps therein, and sets out recommendations.