Newsletter and Technical Publications
<International Source Book On Environmentally Sound Technologies
for Wastewater and Stormwater Management>
Environmental Impact Management Agency (BAPEDAL) - Indonesia
11 Floor, Jalan Jenderal Sudirman # 2
||+62 21 570 3419
||+62 21 583 918
|Ms Masnellyerti Hilman, Director, Hazardous Waste Management
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Description: The Agency develops policies, for mullets regulations and
laws, reviews existing laws and regulations, and recommends amendments whenever
necessary. It also disseminates information on environmental conservation,
pollution control, and issues of waste management.
Format of information: Books, reports, code of practice, and materials for human
Language: Materials are mainly in Indonesian with some editions in others
Consulting or support services: Provides technical support services to
government agencies, businesses and the communities.
Fees : Materials are distributed free or at low cost.
Environmental Protection Agency Australia
10 Blackall Street
Barton, ACT 260
||+61 6 274 1498
||+61 6 274 1230
||Mr Mark Hyman, Asst Secretary
Topics Covered: a e f g h j
Description: The waste management Branch of the Australian EPA implements
the National Waste Minimization and Recycling Strategy, regulates the dumping of
waste at sea, works to minimize the pollution of the marine environment from
shipping activities, and regulates the import and export of hazardous waste. It
is establishing the National Pollutant Inventory, participating in the
development of management plans for the disposal of scheduled waste, and
promoting redemption of contaminated sites. Under the National Waste
Minimization and Recycling Strategy established in 1992, the Federal Government,
together with the state and territory governments, has developed a range of
initiatives that will help achieve the national target for the reduction of
waste going to landfills by 50% by 2000, based on 1990 per-capita levels.
Format of information: Reports, guidebooks and materials on waste
minimization, recycling, and reuse.
Internet: http:// www.erin.gov.au/portfolio/epa/epa.html
The Waste management Branch of EPA is at
Consulting or support services: The Environmental Resources Office Scheme
of the Agency provides officers in each state and territory Local Government
Association to deal specifically with waste matters.
Fees: Materials are distributed free or at low cost.
Global Environment Centre Foundation (GEC)
||Prof. Nobuaki Kumagai, President
Topics Covered: a c d e g h i
Description: The Global Environment Centre Foundation (GEC) is a
nonprofit organization that supports the Osaka Office of UNEP's International
Environmental Technology Centre (IETC). It also collects and disseminates
information on environmentally sound technologies for MSWM and other fields
related to the environment. The center has constructed a searchable database on
environmental technology within its World Wide Web site. Listings of technical
information sources are also provided through the Internet. A list of
specialists in several environmental fields is available for those seeking such
Format of information: Reports, newsletters
Internet: Summaries of about 160 Japanese solid waste treatment
technologies are provided on the Environmental Technology Database at
Language: English and Japanese
Consulting or support services: Provides technical information upon
Hanoi Sewerage Drainage company
8 Van ho
||+84 49 762245
||+84 49 762663
||Le minh Chau, Director
Topics Covered: a b f h e
Description: HDSC is agency responsible for the implementation and
operation and maintenance of the drainage and sewerage system. Reviews and
amends the existing environmental framework whenever necessary. It recommends
and provides fiscal instruments for pollution abatement and to improve
environmental management capacity in government, the private sector, and in
Format of information: Reports, books, technical papers, newsletters,
manuals, and handbooks.
Language: Mainly in Vietnamese, with some publications in other
Consulting or support services: It undertakes contract construction,
operation and maintenance sewage system.
Fees: None or at very low cost.