Center for Clean Air Policy
Center for Clean Air Policy
Apr 24, 4:00 to Apr 25, 4:00
CCAC Waste Initiative Regional Municipal Solid Waste Workshop and Network Launch for South America and Mexico
The Climate and Clean Air Coalition's Municipal Solid Waste Initiative held an invite-only workshop on reducing short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) from the solid waste sector in Latin American countries. This event took place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Santiago, Chile, on April 24 and 25, 2017. The event served to forge new connections, promote South-South learning, stimulate the replication of success stories and launch the Regional Network of Cities in South America and Mexico for the reduction of short-lived climate pollutants emissions in the waste sector. The workshop also offered the participants training on how to use tools developed by the Waste Initiative and to review relevant aspects of organic waste management, financing,public-private partnerships and other key issues for project implementation. Finally, the workshop also offered participating cities the opportunity to input on key themes they would like to engage for collaboration in the regional network and to jointly explore effective options for continuing support. Speaker presentations from the event as well as the Agenda are linked on the right-hand side of the page
Mar 31, 4:00 to Apr 1, 4:00
CCAC MSWI Latin American Regional Municipal Solid Waste Workshop
The Climate and Clean Air Coalition's Municipal Solid Waste Initiative held an invite only workshop on reducing short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) from the solid waste sector in Latin American countries. This event took place at the Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center in Washington D.C., USA, on March 31st and April 1st 2016, following the Global Methane Forum. The event offered participants from Latin America training in the use of tools developed by the CCAC Municipal Solid Waste Initiative and an opportunity to learn from shared experiences of partners in the region. The workshop encouraged hands-on learning and incorporated a range of activities, including training, small breakout sessions, one-on-one work with experts, and a series of presentations and round table discussions. The goal of the workshop was to help participants develop a robust waste management workplan to achieve real reductions in short-lived climate pollutants from the solid waste sector and other development benefits.This workshop was a joint effort of CCAC Partners, led by Canada, Mexico, the United States of America, and C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40 Cities), in collaboration with the Global Methane Initiative (GMI) and other partners. Cities are some of the most important partners in addressing the complex set of issues that arise from the management of municipal solid waste.