Solid Waste Management in the Pacific-The Nine Countries Covered by J-PRISM II
SPREP Publications, Waste Management and Pollution Control
This document provides an overview of the current state of waste management in the nine countries covered by JPRISM II. The countries include: Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Palau, Republic Of Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, Tonga and Samoa. The report briefly covers waste generation and waste composition in some areas in each country, Waste collection systems in the Pacific Island Countries, Recycling initiatives in Pacific Island Countries, Landfill methods for solid waste, Overview of final disposal sites in the capitals and state capitals of nine Pacific countries and recommendations to improve Solid Waste Management in the Pacific Island countries.