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1 Solid Waste Management
1.1 What is Waste?
1.2 What to Do with Waste?
1.3 Solid Waste Management
1.3.1 Good and Bad Practices in Solid Waste Management
1.3.2 Solid Waste Mismanagement
1.3.3 How to Deal With Solid Waste?
1.3.4 Solid Waste Management in Zimbabwe
1.4 Conclusion
1.5 Exercise Training Questionnaire
2.1 Legislative Environment for Waste Management in Zimbabwe
2.2 Practice of the Main Laws
2.2.1 The Environmental Management Act (CAP 20:27)
2.2.2 Urban Councils Act and Rural District Councils Act
2.2.3 The Public Health Act
2.2.4 Municipal By-Laws
2.2.5 Policies Pertaining to Waste Management
2.3 Relevance of the Existing Laws
2.3.1 Effectiveness and Strengths of Existing Laws
2.3.2 Weaknesses of Existing Laws
2.4 Towards sustainable waste management in Zimbabwe
2.5 Group Work
3.1 Why Community Participation?
3.2 Types of Community Participation
3.3 Advantages and Disadvantages of Community Participation
3.4 Roles of Stakeholders in Solid Waste Management
3.5 Group Work: Stakeholders and Their Possible Roles
3.6 Stakeholders and their possible roles
3.7 The Concept of Gender and Sex
3.7.1 Definitions of concepts
3.7.2 Summary: Sex and Gender
3.7.3 Gender Myths and Stereotypes
3.8 Gender and Waste
3.8.1 The Situation in Zimbabwe
3.8.2 Case study: Accident
3.10 What Is a Contract
3.10.1 Conventional Contracts
3.10.2 Community Contracts
3.10.4 Contract Partners
3.10.5 Contractor
3.10.6 Client
3.10.7 Support Organisation
3.10.8 General
3.11 Simple Community Contract
4 Types of Solid Waste and Generation Rates
4.1 Introduction
4.2 Types of Solid Waste and Waste Classification
4.2.1 Types of Solid Waste According to Substance
4.2.3 Types of Solid Waste According to Source
4.2.4 Classification of solid waste in Zimbabwe
4.3 Solid Waste Composition and Generation Rates
4.3.1 Waste composition
4.3.2 Waste generation rates
4.3.3 Waste Generation Rates in Zimbabwe
4.3.4 Domestic Waste Generation Rates in Zimbabwe
4.3.5 Waste Generation Rates in Zambia
4.4 Calculating Waste Generation Rates
4.4.1 Example: Calculating Waste Generation Rates
4.5 Group Field Work Part 1
4.6 Recommended Best Practices
5 Re-Use, Recycling and Composting
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Solid waste management and sustainable development
5.2.1 Waste trade
5.2.2 Waste Conversion
5.2.3 Incineration
5.3 Solid Waste Management in Zimbabwe
5.4 The Solid Waste Management (SWM) Hierarchy
5.5 Waste refusal, Re-use and Recycling
5.5.1 Waste refusal or avoidance
5.5.2 Waste reuse
5.5.3 Waste recycling
5.5.4 Challenges and constraints
5.5.5 Waste recycling in Harare
5.6 Recycling as a Business
5.7 Value Addition
5.8 Composting
5.9 Waste Recycling in Harare
5.10 Group Field Work Part 2 Exercise
5.11 Recommended Best practices
6 Routing And Service Schedule
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Challenges to effective routing in Zimbabwe
6.3 Factors to Consider for effective Routing
6.3.1 Housing density and social class
6.3.2 Waste generation rates
6.3.3 Location of Temporal storage areas/ Skip bins
6.3.4 The Road Network System
6.3.5 Equipment
6.3.6 Timing and service schedule
6.4 Group Work: Classroom Exercise
6.5 Group Field Work Part 3 (optional): Practical Routing Exercise
6.6 Overview of waste collection groups and their operations
6.7 Recommended Best Practises
7 Occupational Safety and Health
7.1 Importance of Occupational Safety and Health
7.2 Accidents
7.6 Group Work
8 References
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