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General Readings

Capoor, Karan and Philippe Ambrosi. "State and Trends of the Carbon Market 2008." (pdf) World Bank. May 2008. (For reports from previous years, please visit the web site.) 

Hoornweg, Daniel and Bhada-Tata, Perinaz. "What a Waste: A Global Review of Solid Waste Management." World Bank, Washington DC, 2012.

Pan American Center for Sanitary Engineering and Environmental Sciences (CEPIS). "COSEPRE--Costs of Urban Cleaning Services: Version 1.0 for WINDOWS 98 (Software, Technical Guide and User's Manual)". Working Paper Series Nos. 9 and 10, CEPIS/PAHO, Lima, 2001.

Schubeler, P. et al. "Conceptual Framework for Municipal Solid Waste Management in Low-Income Countries." Urban Management Programme Working Paper No. 9, World Bank, August 1996. (Available in English and French.)

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Strategic Planning

Environmental Resources Management (ERM). "Strategic Planning Guide for Municipal Solid Waste Management"(pdf) CD-ROM prepared for the World Bank, SDC and DFID by Waste-Aware, London, 2000.

Kobus, Dariusz. "Practical Guidebook on Strategic Planning in Municipal Waste Management." (pdf) World Bank and Cities of Change. 2003.

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Social Assessment and Public Participation

Bernstein, J. "A Toolkit for Social Assessment and Public Participation in Municipal Solid Waste Management." Working paper prepared for the Urban Environment Thematic Group, The World Bank, Washington, DC, 2004.

World Bank. Lagos Service Delivery Survey (pdf). This is the survey instrument for surveys of household views on service delivery, service preferences, and willingness to pay; and private sector views on investment climate for entering into infrastructure investment and service provision. 2005.

World Bank. "Measuring Social Capital: An Integrated Questionnaire." Working Paper No. 18. Written by Christiaan Grootaert, Deepa Narayan, Veronica Nyhan Jones and Michael Woolcock. Washington, DC. November 2003.

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Environmental and Health Assessment

Cointreau, Sandra. "Occupational and Environmental Health Issues of Solid Waste Management: Special Emphasis on Middle and Lower-Income Countries." World Bank Urban Paper No. 2. July 2006.

International Finance Corporation. Environmental, Health, and Safety Guidelines for Occupational Health and Safety (pdf). Taken from Environmental, Health, and Safety Guidelines, April 2007.

Johannessen, L., M. Dijkman, C. Bartone, D. Hanrahan, M. Boyer, C. Chandra. "Health Care Waste Management Guidance Note". Health, Nutrition, and Population, World Bank, Washington, DC, May 2000.

Listorti, James. "Environmental Health: Bridging the Gaps". World Bank Discussion Paper #422. May 2001.

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Technical Arrangements

Cointreau, Sandra. "Solid Waste Management Holistic Decision Modeling." 2008.

Cointreau, Sandra. "Transfer Station Design Concepts for Developing Countries." (pdf) Undated.

Cointreau, Sandra. "Sanitary Landfill Design and Siting Criteria." (pdf) World Bank/Urban Infrastructure Note. May 1996 and updated November 2004.

Hoornweg, D., L. Thomas, and L. Otten. "Composting and Its Applicability in Developing Countries". Urban and Local Government Working Paper Series #8, World Bank, Washington, DC, 2000.

Johannessen, Lars Mikkel."Guidance Note on Leachate Management for Municipal Solid Waste Landfills". Urban and Local Government Working Paper Series # 5, World Bank, Washington, DC, 1999.

Johannessen, Lars Mikkel. "Guidance Note on Recuperation of Landfill Gas from Municipal Solid Waste Landfills". Urban and Local Government Working Paper Series # 4, World Bank, Washington, DC, 1999.

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Private Sector Participation

Cointreau, S., Gopalan, P. and Coad, A. "Private Sector Participation in Municipal Solid Waste Management: Guidance Pack (5 Volumes)." SKAT, St. Gallen, Switzerland, 2000.

Ortiz, Alexandra and Carlina Piedrafita. "Providing and Expanding Water Provision and Solid Waste Collection Services in Peri-urban and Rural Areas: The Role of Small-scale Providers." (pdf) Public-Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility; World Bank, 2006.

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Special Wastes Arrangements

Cointreau, Sandra. "Global Study of Livestock Markets, Slaughterhouses, and Related Waste Management Systems." World Bank Study. 2009.

Cointreau, Sandra. "Global Study on Reconstruction of Public Live Markets, Slaughterhouses, and Meat Processing Facilities." World Bank Study. 2009.

International Finance Corporation. Animal Welfare in Livestock Operations (pdf). Good Practice Note, No. 6, October 2006.

International Finance Corporation. From Environmental, Health, and Safety Guidelines, April 2007. Environmental Health and Safety Guidelines for:

World Bank. "Management of Hazardous Waste." (pdf) Pollution Prevention and Abatement Handbook. July 1998.

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Region and Country-Specific

Belherazem, A., Hickman, D., Wilson, D. "Regional Solid Waste Management Project in Mashreq and Maghreb Countries, Vol. 1 - Overall Introduction - Decision Maker's Support Document - Glossary." Mediterranean Environment Technical Assistance Programme (METAP). The project is funded by the European Commission; executed by the World Bank and hosted by ANPE. May 2004.

Breeze, Robert. "Municipal Solid Waste Management in Dar es Salaam: Draft Baseline Analysis." (pdf file)  The World Bank: October 2012.

Cointreau, Sandra. "Environment Network: Economic Instruments for Solid Waste Management: Global Review and Applications for Latin America and the Caribbean." (pdf)
Inter-American Development Bank/Regional Policy Dialogue Study Series. December 2003.

Hanrahan, David; Srivastava, Sanjay; Ramakrishna, A. Sita. "Improving Management of Municipal Solid Waste in India - Overview and Challenges." The World Bank, May 2006.

Hoornweg, D. and Giannelli, N. "Managing Municipal Solid Waste in Latin America and the Caribbean. Integrating the Private Sector, Harnessing Incentives". (pdf)  Public-Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF); World Bank, December 2007.

World Bank. "Waste Management in China: Issues and Recommendations." East Asia Infrastructure Department, Urban Development Working Paper No. 9. May 2005.

Zhu, Da; Asnani, P.U.; Zurbrügg, Chris; Anapolsky, Sebastian; Mani, Shyamala. Improving Municipal Solid Waste Management in India: A Sourcebook for Policymakers and Practitioners. The World Bank, November 2007.

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