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NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY OF: PHILIPPINES HARI SRINIVAS ROOM: I-312 / 079-565-7406 International Environmental Policy.

Corp.) Government Actions : Adopt an Estero Program Clean Water Reduced solid wastes Required Philippine Plastic Industry to develop program for retrieval/collection/ recycling of plastics Launched “Reusable Bag Campaign for Greener Environment” with major malls & supermarkets Government Actions: Clean Water Reduced solid wastes Agreement with 11 Metro Manila LGUs for solid waste management systems in subdivisions/ condominiums. Initially, 4,717 homeowners associations identified Government Actions: Clean/


Presented at the Dutch Brokerage Event on Biorefinery and Biofuels January 18 th -19 th, 2007 Amsterdam, the Netherlands Amsterdam, the Netherlands by.

Water and Environmental Projects for the World Bank, WHO, IEA, IMO, APO, EU- Cogen & UNEP in many regional countries including: China, HK& Macao,India, Iran, Pakistan, Sri Lanka,Vietnam, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Oman, Brunei,Indonesia, Taiwan,Korea… Laboratory Test Pilot Plant Technology Used Lubrication Oil Recycling using Membrane Technology ~ Patented Technology Food Processing Center - Markets, Slaughter House, Industries, Kitchen Waste Feed Meal Fertilizers Environmental Resource/


Solid and Hazardous Waste

homes Individuals Matter: Ray Anderson Fig. 17-A, p. 394 Reuse Reuse as a form of waste reduction Reuse of e-waste Toxic metals in e-waste Scavenging Refillable containers Bans on non-reusable beverage containers Cloth shopping bags Charging for plastic and paper shopping bags Reusable shipping containers Tool libraries Scavenging in the Philippines Fig. 17-6, p. 395 What Can We Do? What Can You Do? Reuse/


“Green Framework of Innovative Strategy (GFIS) for Sustainable Consumption and Production” Technical Working Group Meeting ICETT-EMB November 19, 2007.

Expositions and Exhibits, Trade Fair, Bar Hosting at T.V. Shows, Donations to Charity, Tree Planting Project in cooperation with DENR-EMB, Food Feeding Project in cooperation with DSWD, Waste Recycling Project, Medical Missions  Affiliations: Philippine Association of Meat Processors Inc. (PAMPI) Environmental Practitioners Association (EPA) Pampanga Association of Meat Processors (PAMPRO) Process SStraight line Production Process Raw materials (Meat,Ingredients) Cleaning/ Disinfection/weighing/ Testing/


OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH ISSUES OF SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES by Sandra Cointreau.

, India  2 killed, 1992  Bogota, Colombia  no deaths, 1997  Manila, the Philippines  over 50 killed, 2000 Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 2001 Hazardous Gases at Solid Waste Facilities:  benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, methylene chloride, dichloromethane, carbon tetrachloride in landfill gas  chlorinated and brominated dioxins and furans in incinerator stack gas  volatilized heavy metals at burning open dumps  elevated levels of carbon monoxide at landfills PUBLIC HEALTH RELATIVE RISK (RR):  1/


PHILIPPINE ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS FOR POLLUTION CONTROL OFFICER

Requirements Permit requirements for the discharge of industrial wastes and other wastes ii. The increase in volume of wastes in excess of the permitted discharge under the existing permit; Permit Requirements Permit requirements for the discharge of industrial wastes and other wastes iii. The construction or operation of any industrial/commercial establishment which would cause an increase in the discharge of wastes directly into the water, air and/or land resources of the Philippines or would otherwise/


GENDER AND THE GREEN ECONOMY: WOMEN’S GREEN INITIATIVES Eleanor Blomstrom February 9, 2011 Good Jobs, Green Jobs Conference.

on cooking expenses Commercialized cookstoves Income from selling stove and charcoal Training of Trainers NGO: Approtech Asia THE IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY ABBEY PHILIPPINES Biogas technology for nunnery Biogas digester for poultry and piggery project Assistance Mariano Marcos State University Affiliated Non-conventional Energy Center Waste disposal Methane gas replaces LPG Alternative source of energy for cooking, lighting, washing, freezing, etc Save expenses Replaces grid electricity/


EFFECT OF POLLUTION ON LIVING ORGANISMS

electricity Avoid the use of firecrackers Always buy recycled products WATER POLLUTION Water pollution is the contamination of water bodies (e.g. lakes, rivers, oceans and groundwater). Water pollution occurs when pollutants are discharged directly or indirectly in to the water bodies without adequate treatment to water. Causes of water pollution The sources of water pollution is addition of various waste product in the fresh water bodies- 1.Industrial waste 2.Agricultural waste 3.Use of chemical/


CTCI Our Vision  To become a leading global provider of engineering services and innovative technologies Corporate Presentation JAN 2008.

My 3 CCPP Piping WorkEPC2004 EBARAVan Tri Waste WaterE2003 Treatment Plant LILAMANa Duong 2x50MW Power PlantE2003 ZNSMDzung Quat RefineryEPut on hold Package 2 & 3 Major Reference – Vietnam (2/3) Legend: E – Engineering P – Supply Ps - Procurement Service C – Construction CM - Construction Management -- 104 - - CTCI CTCI Reference In Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia & The Philippines CTCI Reference In Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia & The Philippines  -- 105 - - Titan Butadiene/Propylene Plant  Kuala Lumpur/


Waste Generation & Waste Disposal Ch 16. What is Solid Waste? Outputs in human systems that include anything not useful or consumed, and non- useful products.

waste in US 2% of waste – Environmental effect is far greater than the number imples 1 CRT computer monitor contains 2-2.5 pounds of lead, mercury and cadmium Expensive to recycle (often shipped to China) – 18% of TV and Computer products are sent to recycling facilities E-Waste/Reuse Materials Children looking for materials to sell in an open dump near Manila in the Philippines. 2 liter bottles are being installed to provide light to houses during the day REUSE ENERGY CONSUMPTION Reusing: – Extends resource/


Waste Generation & Waste Disposal Ch 16. What is Solid Waste? Outputs in human systems that include anything not useful or consumed, and non- useful products.

waste in US 2% of waste – Environmental effect is far greater than the number imples 1 CRT computer monitor contains 2-2.5 pounds of lead, mercury and cadmium Expensive to recycle (often shipped to China) – 18% of TV and Computer products are sent to recycling facilities E-Waste/Reuse Materials Children looking for materials to sell in an open dump near Manila in the Philippines. 2 liter bottles are being installed to provide light to houses during the day REUSE ENERGY CONSUMPTION Reusing: – Extends resource/


Solid and Hazardous Waste Chapter 17. Love Canal: There is No “Away” Previous chemical dump Previous chemical dump Sold to a school board Sold to a school.

Tool libraries Scavenging in the Philippines Fig. 17-6, p. 395 © 2006 Brooks/Cole - Thomson Fig. 17-7, p. 395 What Can You Do? Reuse Buy beverages in refillable glass containers instead of cans or throwaway bottles. Use reusable plastic or metal lunchboxes. Carry sandwiches and store food in the refrigerator in reusable containers instead of wrapping them in aluminum foil or plastic wrap. Use rechargeable batteries and recycle them when/


Developing alternative sources and uses of energy. Why do we need alternative fuels or sources of energy?

ran on alcohol, in part because the fuel was available everywhere in Brazil and also because subsidies and incentives made ethanol substantially cheaper than gasoline. The Philippines We have the decades of existing technology to compete with the high prices of gasoline, diesel and other fuels. It is now a Philippine law - Philippine Biofuels Act of 2006 - that the fuel refiners and producers must gradually increase the percentage of their fuel productions to the alternative, renewable/


Course 2.2, Section I Overview of Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) C. Visvanathan Professor Environmental Engineering and Management Asian.

of energy, water and waste management systems, and reducing cost of operations) of small and medium scale Sri Lanka hotels In 2012, the Greening Hotels Awards were initiated, organized in collaboration with the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce CSR Awards http://greeningsrilankahotels.org/ C.Visvanathan / Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand Overview of SCP 75 EU SWITCH-Asia Case Study: Zero Carbon Resort, Philippines Implemented in hotels and resorts in Palawan and other parts of the Philippines As part of/


Chapter 21: Solid, Toxic and Hazardous Waste

60 degrees Celsius (4) corrosive or (5) explosive or highly reactive Most hazardous waste is recycled, converted to nonhazardous forms, stored or otherwise disposed of onsite by the generators 5 billion metric tons of highly poisonous chemicals were improperly disposed of in the U.S. between 1950 and 1975 Hazardous and Toxic Wastes The most dangerous aspect of the waste stream is that it often contains highly toxic and hazardous materials that are/


Waste Management in German Financial Cooperation An introduction Wolfgang Pfaff-Simoneit KfW Entwicklungsbank Competence Centre Water and Waste Management.

Kafr El Sheik Qena Sansibar Peking / Nangong Vinh Philippines Korca / Pogradec Ramalla / Al Bireh South-West Macedonia Denizli Samsun Trabozon/Rize Erzurum Dalyan / Köycegiz 11 Modern waste management concept 12 Material flows in residential waste management 13 “Standard design” of waste management projects Objectives  Implementation of integrated disposal systems  environmentally sound, sustainable  avoidance – recycling – environmentally sound elimination Components  Set up / develop independent/


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than other types of waste. Waste generation in developing countries Per capita waste is increasing in developing nations. People used to scavenge from this dump in the Philippines, which was closed after an avalanche of trash killed people. Municipal solid waste generation Recycling has grown in recent years, stalling the growth in disposal by landfilling. Landfills • In modern sanitary landfills, waste is buried or piled up so as to avoid contamination of the environment. • The Resource Conservation and/


Chapter 13 Solid and Hazardous Waste. Chapter Overview Questions  What is solid waste and how much do we produce?  How can we produce less solid waste?

PVC, lead, mercury, and cadmium.  The U.S. produces almost half of the worlds e-waste but only recycles about 10% of it. INTEGRATED WASTE MANAGEMENT  We can manage the solid wastes we produce and reduce or prevent their production. Primary Pollution and Waste Prevention First Priority Second PriorityLast Priority Release waste into environment for dispersal or dilution Bury waste in landfills Waste Management Incinerate waste Buy reusable recyclable products Recycle Repair products Make products that last/


1 st wow ORGANIC FESTIVAL April 18-20, 2008 AANI Herbal Garden & Livelihood Center Quezon Memorial Circle, Quezon City We believe in the fundamental effects.

Recycled Materials for children and adults will be performed by the multi-awarded eco-artist Ms. Zheena May Lorilla. Entertainment like an infotainment disco and musical concert from 6 to 11pm to entice the youth sector are considered as well. The Agri-Aqua Network International, Inc. (AANI) and the Organic Center and Training Institute in cooperation with Organic Producers and Traders Association (OPTA), Organic Certification Center of the Philippines/


Engaging Informal Recyclers in Europe: Status and Report of a Consultation Anne Scheinberg and Jelena Nešić 1.

Junk shop Processor/ designated MRF End-user Quezon City, Philippines, achieves 39% diversion this way. Generator Separate Collection Disposal Producer responsibility supports improved marketing Municipal Recogniition, support, legitimacy (limited role) Framework: Inclusive Recycling (CEMPRE Colombia) 1.Waste pickers have legal access to the materials 2.Sector accords produce agreements about recycling 3.Valorisation “centre of gravity” in private value chain 4.Diversion benefits producers, city, households/


Problems and Solutions

create a lot of trash. If you buy the large plastic jug of juice, you can recycle it. Reduce and/or Recycle The plastic bag in the middle will create a much smaller amount of trash. It also wastes less water. However, the plastic bag cannot be recycled. The Tide detergent on the left wastes some water and creates more trash, but it is a good choice IF you recycle it. The all detergent in the cardboard box will/


Solid and Hazardous Waste

or infectious diseases. How People Reuse Materials Children looking for materials to sell in an open dump in the Philippines. Figure 22-2 REUSE Reducing resource waste: energy consumption for different types of 350-ml (12-oz) beverage containers. Figure 22-7 RECYCLING Primary (closed loop) recycling: materials are turned into new products of the same type. Secondary recycling: materials are converted into different products. Used tires shredded and converted into/


Waste Management (Chapter 29). Chapter Overview Questions  What is solid waste and how much do we produce?  How can we produce less solid waste?  What.

.S. have implemented pay- as-you-throw or fee-per-bag waste collection systems. To promote separation of wastes, 4,000 communities in the U.S. have implemented pay- as-you-throw or fee-per-bag waste collection systems. RECYCLING  Composting biodegradable organic waste mimics nature by recycling plant nutrients to the soil.  Recycling paper has a number of environmental (reduction in pollution and deforestation, less energy expenditure) and economic benefits and is/


 Sustainable Societies. ‣ The impact of human activity on ecosystems is one of the primary concerns of the future, particularly given the high resource.

ready for recycling, Netherlands Living from waste, Philippines ‣ Car scrap yards are a dumping ground for cars that are past their useful life. The metal components are recycled. ‣ With the increasing use of electronic (E-waste) and electrical technology, disposing of unwanted items, such as cars, computers, and refrigerators, is becoming more difficult. Education is paramount in understanding health and environmental concerns for the disposal of E-waste. E-waste consists of hazardous waste such as/


A STORY OF A RICH MAN 82 YRS OLD Inheritance, 10 M, Trustee 1 M a day, 9.5 days, Lost it all CALL IT REVENUE, PROFIT ?

and other appliances when not in use, Conserve and not waste water Separate wastes in my office/home Recycle paper Use more energy-efficient lights Bring own plastic bag to the grocery, etc. Other personal actions, as appropriate I will join the Global Action on Climate Change and take the necessary steps appropriate in my area of influence or jurisdiction. (E.g., This can be in the form of letters or legal petitions/


Chapter 16 Waste Generation and Waste Disposal. In 1900 in the U.S. virtually all metal, wood, and glass materials were recycled. After World War II,

solvents) Aims for Managing Waste Waste can degrade – Water – Soil – Human health – Environment Waste Stream – the flow of waste as it moves from its sources toward disposal destinations. Can be recycled, incinerated, placed in a solid waste landfill or disposed of in another way. A large dump in Manila, Philippines. Throughout the world, impoverished people scavenge dumps. MSW composition in the United States in 2008 by category. Electronic waste or e-waste, is one component of MSW that is small/


Environmental Management Programs of DBP. ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY STATEMENT It is DBP’s policy to fund only environmentally sound projects.

and government offices.. Clean Development Mechanism DBP is collaborating with other agencies in evolving modalities to implement CDM in the Philippines DBP is currently holding seminar workshops on CDM Type of Environmental Project No. of Projects Amount (PhP million) Wastewater Treatment214.00 Solid Waste Management4129.91 Treatment of Hazardous Waste2126.00 Cleaner Production191,603.50 Conservation of Resources116,927.98 Environmental Relocation3280.00 Occupational Safety and Health3254.68 Air/


Chapter 22 Solid and Hazardous Waste. Chapter Overview Questions  What is solid waste and how much do we produce?  How can we produce less solid waste?

.S. have implemented pay- as-you-throw or fee-per-bag waste collection systems. To promote separation of wastes, 4,000 communities in the U.S. have implemented pay- as-you-throw or fee-per-bag waste collection systems. RECYCLING  Composting biodegradable organic waste mimics nature by recycling plant nutrients to the soil.  Recycling paper has a number of environmental (reduction in pollution and deforestation, less energy expenditure) and economic benefits and is/


Solid and Hazardous Waste Chapter 21. Core Case Study: Love Canal — There Is No “Away” President Jimmy Carter declared Love Canal a federal disaster area.

can make 1,000,000 liters undrinkable WASTING RESOURCES The United States produces about a third of the world’s solid waste and buries more than half of it in landfills. – About 98.5% is industrial solid waste. – The remaining 1.5% is MSW. About 55% of U.S. MSW is dumped into landfills, 30% is recycled or composted, and 15% is burned in incinerators. Solid Waste in the U.S. 98.5% is from/


Solid and Hazardous Waste. WASTING RESOURCES  Solid waste: any unwanted or discarded material we produce that is not a liquid or gas. Municipal solid.

22-2 Children looking for materials to sell in an open dump near Manila in the Philippines. Solutions: Reducing Solid WasteRecycle: paper, glass, cans, plastics…and buy items made from recycled materials. Recycling paper has a number of environmental (reduction in pollution and deforestation, less energy expenditure) and economic benefits and is easy to do. Recycling paper has a number of environmental (reduction in pollution and deforestation, less energy expenditure) and economic/


Chapter 24 Solid and Hazardous Waste. Chapter Overview Questions  What is solid waste and how much do we produce?  How can we produce less solid waste?

making plastics biodegradable. How Would You Vote? To conduct an instant in-class survey using a classroom response system, access “JoinIn Clicker Content” from the PowerLecture main menu for Living in the Environment.  Should we place much greater emphasis on recycling with the goal of recycling at least 60% of the municipal solid waste that we produce? a. No. Recycling programs should be market driven rather than setting unrealistically high goals that/


Waste Management (Chapter 24). Chapter Overview Questions  What is solid waste and how much do we produce?  How can we produce less solid waste?  What.

. The man in the boat is looking for items to salvage or sell. WASTING RESOURCES  The United States produces about a third of the world’s solid waste and buries more than half of it in landfills. About 98.5% is industrial solid waste. About 98.5% is industrial solid waste. The remaining 1.5% is MSW. The remaining 1.5% is MSW. About 55% of U.S. MSW is dumped into landfills, 30% is recycled/


Harolds Hotel, Lahug, Cebu City September 26, 2013 ROLE OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS IN LOCALIZING NATIONAL LAWS (Promotion of Green Economic Development)

projects in which LGUs may also provide additional incentives through an approved ordinance (ie. Exemption of local taxes or permit fees, RPT, etc.) – 1.) RA 9003 or the Ecological and Solid Waste Management Act ( like the establishment of waste recycling facilities). Under this law LGUs are mandated to establish Materials Recovery Facilities (MRF) and mandatory waste segregation at source or the practice of reuse, reduce and recycle (3Rs) 2.) RA 9275 or the Philippine/


Chapter 21 Solid and Hazardous Waste. Core Case Study: Love Canal — There Is No “Away”  Between 1842-1953, Hooker Chemical sealed multiple chemical wastes.

for another purpose instead of throwing it away.  Recycle: paper, glass, cans, plastics…and buy items made from recycled materials. How People Reuse Materials  Children looking for materials to sell in an open dump near Manila in the Philippines. Figure 22-2 Case Study: Using Refillable Containers  Refilling and reusing containers uses fewer resources and less energy, produces less waste, saves money, and creates jobs. In Denmark and Canada/


17 TH MILLER/SPOOLMAN LIVING IN THE ENVIRONMENT Chapter 14 Geology and Nonrenewable Mineral Resources.

Ores the Answer? Factors that limit the mining of lower-grade ores Increased cost of mining and processing larger volumes of ore Availability of freshwater Environmental impact Improve mining technology Use microorganisms, in situ Slow process What about genetic engineering of the microbes? 14-5 How Can We Use Mineral Resources More Sustainability? Concept 14-5 We can try to find substitutes for scarce resources, reduce resource waste, and recycle and/


Chapter 16 Waste Generation and Waste Disposal. In 1900 in the U.S. virtually all metal, wood, and glass materials were recycled. After World War II,

solvents) Aims for Managing Waste Waste can degrade – Water – Soil – Human health – Environment Waste Stream – the flow of waste as it moves from its sources toward disposal destinations. Can be recycled, incinerated, placed in a solid waste landfill or disposed of in another way. A large dump in Manila, Philippines. Throughout the world, impoverished people scavenge dumps. MSW composition in the United States in 2008 by category. Electronic waste or e-waste, is one component of MSW that is small/


Conservation  You will use the PowerPoint to create a brochure on conservation.  You can be creative  Put the information in your own words  Include.

30,000– 40,000 tons of waste annually Edmonton, Alberta’s waste management Waste is dumped in the composting plant -The plant is the size of eight football fields Each year the plant produces: -80,000 tons of compost -Gas to power 4,600 home -Thousands of dollars for the city How People Reuse Materials Children looking for materials to sell in an open dump in the Philippines. Financial incentives can address waste “ Pay-as-you-throw” approach/


Solid and Hazardous Waste. Core Case Study: Love Canal — There Is No “Away”  Between 1842-1953, Hooker Chemical sealed multiple chemical wastes into.

waste after it has been produced  Those that divert waste back into the production-consumption cycle  Those that prevent waste generation in the first place Electronic Waste: A Growing Problem  E-waste consists of toxic and hazardous waste such as PVC, lead, mercury, and cadmium.  The U.S. produces almost half of the worlds e-waste but only recycles about 10% of it. Integrated Waste Management (variety of strategies for both waste reduction and waste management)  Reuse  Source reduction  Recycling/


Waste Generation and Waste Disposal Chapter 16. Chapter Overview Questions  What is solid waste and how much do we produce?  How can we produce less.

.S. have implemented pay- as-you-throw or fee-per-bag waste collection systems. To promote separation of wastes, 4,000 communities in the U.S. have implemented pay- as-you-throw or fee-per-bag waste collection systems. RECYCLING  Composting biodegradable organic waste mimics nature by recycling plant nutrients to the soil.  Recycling paper has a number of environmental (reduction in pollution and deforestation, less energy expenditure) and economic benefits and is/


India’s only Integrated e-Waste Recycling Company India’s only Integrated e-Waste Recycling Company Delhi | Mumbai | Bangalore | Roorkee | Chennai | Goa.

is the proprietary and confidential property of ATTERO Recycling, not to be copy or distributed.  Praveen Bhargava, Director R&D Praveen did post graduation in Chemistry from Delhi University in 1987. He did Post Graduate Diploma in Ecology & Environment (PGDEE) from Indian Institute of Ecology & Environment. He has been working as an Environment Consultant for last 20 years. He stared his R & D activity on E waste in 2003/


Introduction Review of Related Literature Market Study Process Flow Diagram Material Balance Energy Balance Equipment Design Optimization Economic Analysis.

TANK BUTADIENE- FREE LATEX RECYCLED BUTADIENE Introduction Review of Related Literature Market Study Process/, accumulation of wasted raw materials. Interlock motor with feed line. Power Failure Feed continues accumulation of wasted raw materials/the pioneer E-SBR manufacturing plant in the Philippines. The company produces quality rubber products by Filipinos, for Filipinos. More than just a profitable investment, the company provides livelihood and economic growth for the country. Introduction Review of/


Chapter 22 Solid and Hazardous Waste. Chapter Overview Questions  What is solid waste and how much do we produce?  How can we produce less solid waste?

making plastics biodegradable. How Would You Vote? To conduct an instant in-class survey using a classroom response system, access “JoinIn Clicker Content” from the PowerLecture main menu for Living in the Environment.  Should we place much greater emphasis on recycling with the goal of recycling at least 60% of the municipal solid waste that we produce? a. No. Recycling programs should be market driven rather than setting unrealistically high goals that/


Copyright © 2005 Pearson Education, Inc., publishing as Benjamin Cummings Waste Management PowerPoint ® Slides prepared by Jay Withgott and Kristy Manning.

© 2006 Pearson Education, Inc., publishing as Benjamin Cummings Waste generation in developing countries Per capita waste is increasing in developing nations. People used to scavenge from this dump in the Philippines, which was closed after an avalanche of trash killed people. Copyright © 2006 Pearson Education, Inc., publishing as Benjamin Cummings Municipal solid waste generation Recycling has grown in recent years, stalling the growth in disposal by landfilling. Copyright © 2006 Pearson Education, Inc/


Environment and Progress Through Law and Science Pryce Hotel, Cagayan de Oro City 15 Sept 2010 FEDERATION OF PHILIPPINE INDUSTRIES The Voice of Industry.

HOW ABOUT LGUS AND LOCAL ENVIRONMENT CODE? PHILIPPINES- TOO MANY LAWS? TOO MANY JUDICIAL INSTITUTIONS? HEALTHY TO INDUSTRIES AND ENVIRONMENT? THE PRECAUTIONARY PRINCIPLE EXISTING LAWS CAN EXERCISE PRINCIPLE ILLUSTRATIVE CASES CAA AND HARMFUL SUBSTANCES IN AUTOMOTIVE FUELS CASE OF HAZWASTE FACILITY EX PARTE CLOSURES ENVIRONMENTAL RISK ASSESSMENT AS A TOOL PRECAUTIONARY PRINCIPLE ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE (CURRENT CASES) CASE OF A RECYCLING PLANT GRAVE THREAT TO HEALTH “WEAKNESSES/


Flowers, Diamonds, and Gold: The destructive public health, human rights and environmental consequences of symbols of love Martin Donohoe.

River watershed Fish killed, other animals harmed, drinking water of 2.5 million people in Danube River watershed Coastal dumping of gold mine waste elsewhere damages estuaries and coral reefs Coastal dumping of gold mine waste elsewhere damages estuaries and coral reefs Gold, Mercury and Malaria Gold mining contributes to the spread of malaria: Gold mining contributes to the spread of malaria: Mercury may lower immunity to malaria Mercury may/


Flowers, Diamonds, and Gold: The destructive public health, human rights and environmental consequences of symbols of love Martin Donohoe.

on Native Americans’ rights violated Gold Mining Gold = Cyanide + Mercury At least 18 tons of mine waste created to obtain the gold for a single 3 oz., 18k ring Gold leached from ore using cyanide Cyanide paralyzes/in exchange for protection of its Philippines-based gold mine Gold: Markets vs. Morals Mining industry maintains strong ties with governments to maintain status quo $32 million spent on lobbying in 2011 (largest recipient = Mitt Romney) Subsidies make it cheaper to extract new gold than to recycle/


Flowers, Diamonds, and Gold: The destructive public health, human rights and environmental consequences of symbols of love Martin Donohoe.

River watershed Fish killed, other animals harmed, drinking water of 2.5 million people in Danube River watershed Coastal dumping of gold mine waste elsewhere damages estuaries and coral reefs Coastal dumping of gold mine waste elsewhere damages estuaries and coral reefs Gold, Mercury and Malaria Mercury pollution contributes to the spread of malaria: Mercury pollution contributes to the spread of malaria: Mercury may lower immunity to malaria Mercury may/


Economics in Forestry John Perez-Garcia Guest Lecture ESRM 101 – May 22, 2007.

Materials Pollution Wastes Conservation Recycle Substitutes Remediate Restore Remove Population With a larger population and increased technology, society has a greater impact on the environment. The Sustainability Paradigm zReviving growth. zChanging the quality of growth. zMeeting essential needs (jobs, food, energy, water and sanitation). zConserving and enhancing the resource base zReorienting technology. zMerging environment and economics in decision making. The Key Issues zWhat is the correct level/


Good Point Recycling www.retroworks.comwww.retroworks.com Middlebury, VT Take It Back! West 2004 Outlook for E-Waste Solutions: Infrastructure and end-markets.

, VT Take It Back! West 2004 Chinese demand in particular drives both recycling and mining 1. Electric and electronic appliances “made in China” 2. Chinese “New Deal” scale infrastructure development 3.Asia #1 in per capita consumption of gold & platinum (the only materials which the West does not consume most of) Mining nightmares in Borneo, Chile, Congo, Philippines, Turkey, etc. Good Point Recycling www.retroworks.comwww.retroworks.com Middlebury, VT Take/


Flowers, Diamonds, and Gold: The destructive public health, human rights and environmental consequences of symbols of love Martin Donohoe.

River watershed Fish killed, other animals harmed, drinking water of 2.5 million people in Danube River watershed Coastal dumping of gold mine waste elsewhere damages estuaries and coral reefs Coastal dumping of gold mine waste elsewhere damages estuaries and coral reefs Gold, Mercury and Malaria Mercury pollution contributes to the spread of malaria: Mercury pollution contributes to the spread of malaria: Mercury may lower immunity to malaria Mercury may/


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