Samoa Waste Characterization and Situation Analysis Report: Analysis of Waste Generation and Disposal Data and a Review of the Current Waste Management Systems in Samoa
Environmental Monitoring and Governance, Waste Management and Pollution Control
Waste is a global issue and is increasingly recognized as a major challenge for world communities. Proper waste management is essential for thriving societies, livable cities, and robust economies. In addition to the ongoing waste management issues of mainland countries, Pacific Island countries (PICs) are faced with a unique set of challenges – such as geographic isolation, vulnerability to climate change, high cost of transporting waste, limited availability of suitable land, and a small consumer base.