Waste audit data for FSM under the **PacWaste Project** implemented by SPREP.
Data compiled by Tonkin and Taylor
This dataset hosts all related documents pertaining to solid waste management in FSM;
1. FSM National Solid Waste Management Strategy 2015-2020.
2. "Good Practices booklets 2015 / 2016 that focus on the progress and challenges demonstrated by each of the four states in relation to the five components of the J-PRISM project. These five components are a) Policy, b) Awareness, c) Landfill Management, d)Collection and Disposal, and e) Recycling.
3. List of existing policies and legislations for solid waste management
PacWaste is a four year project (2014–2017) funded by the European Union and implemented by the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP), to improve regional hazardous waste management
across the Pacific in the priority areas of healthcare waste, asbestos waste, E-waste and integrated atoll waste management.
FSM is one of the 15 countries participating in PacWaste, with activities taking place in the project domains of healthcare waste and asbestos
The collection, collation and review of data on the management of healthcare waste and best-practice options for its disposal in FSM under the PacWaste project. Information regarding the waste management process occurring, from ward-level waste generation through to ultimate treatment and disposal was collected during audits of the four largest hospitals:
• Yap State Hospital, Yap
• Chuuk State Hospital, Chuuk
• Pohnpei State Hospital, Pohnpei
• Kosrae State Hospital, Kosrae
This guidance offers no judgment on the type of method best suited to any particular Nation, but identifies some of the options available for consideration in materials dumping at sea. The purpose is to make available the guide lines for the assessment of dumping of materials.
Pacific Regional Solid Waste Management Strategy 2010 – 2015
The Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous and their Disposal (the Basel Convention) is the broadest and most significant international treaty on hazardous and other wastes.
This guidance document is primarily meant to be a practical guide for the national technical officials responsible for the collection of information for the preparation of the national reports that are to be submitted annually to the Secretariat of the Basel Convention.
This Kit comprises a wide range of information ranging from practical help with the nuts and bolts of recycling
different materials, all the way through information about toxic wastes and landfills, to Deposit Refund systems for collecting recyclables, legislation and planning waste strategies. Also included are tips on public awareness campaigning, recycling equipment, and the road to a Zero Waste world.