We are pleased to share with you free access to Stratbase ADR Institute’s Special Study entitled, “Revisiting Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000”, written by Dr. Marlon de Luna Era, Associate Professor at De La Salle University.
The study provides a review and insights on solid waste management governance in the Philippines. It aims to provide the big and complete picture on how to improve the present implementation. The paper also presents a social and gender perspective of solid waste management which should be considered both by the national and the local governments in their pursuit of ecological solid waste management for the next 20 years.
Specifically, the study contains the following discussion: Levels of Solid Waste Management Governance; Solid Waste Management Policies and Framework; Relevant Laws and Policies on Solid Waste Management in the Philippines; Challenges in implementing solid waste management programs and projects; Social and Gender Dimension of SWM; Revisiting R.A. 9003 (Ecological Solid Waste Management); Initiatives that can contribute in Improving waste management in the Philippines (Private Sector Participation, Public-Private Partnerships, Social-Private Partnerships, Industry-Academe Partnership); and the Shift from State to Non-State Actors in Solid Waste Management.