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India - Improving management of municipal solid waste in India: overview and challenges : Improving management of municipal solid waste in India: overview and challenges (English)

This study summarizes the findings of a non-lending analytical activity carried out by the World Bank in 2004 and 2005. The work was driven by concern over the quality of the urban environment, and undertaken in a context of uncertainty on the suitability and effectiveness of Bank investment in this area, particularly in regard to components that generate little or no direct revenue, like waste disposal and sewage treatment. ... See More +

Policy Note 37070 MAY 01, 2006

Ramakrishna, A. Sita; Hanrahan, David; Srivastava, Sanjay

Essentials 3(3) (English)

ESSD news: ESSD European Forum a success. Sector news - Environment: Environment strategy consultations kick into action. Global public opinion and the environment. ... See More +

Newsletter 23127 JUN 30, 2000

Ahmad, Nilufar; Alkire, Sabine; Bebbington, Tony; Bradford, Bonnie; Brown, Gillian; Canby, Kerstin; Clark, Fiona; Davanger, Frode; Del Castillo, Concepcion; Fernandes, Monica; Giovannucci, Daniele; Goodland,Robert; Hanrahan, David; Huber, Richard; Klopfer, Alexandra; Lovei, Magda; Rex, William; Riethmacher, Guenter; Senderowitsch, Roby; Sera, Yumi; Slok, Julie; Stover, Christine; Tarifa, Ricardo; Tikare, Seema; Thompson, Bob; Vidaeus, Lars; Walton, Michael

Health care waste management guidance note (English)

This guidance note attempts to synthesize the currently available knowledge, and information in the field of healthcare waste management, based on the technical knowledge of the World Health Organization's Safe Management of Wastes from Health-care Activities (1999). ... See More +

Working Paper 22901 MAY 31, 2000

Johannssen, Lars Mikkel; Dijkman, Marleen; Bartone, Carl; Hanrahan, David; Boyer, M. Gabriela; Chandra, Candace

Pollution prevention and abatement handbook 1998 : toward cleaner production (English)

The handbook has been prepared to update and replace the "1988 Environmental Guidelines." The Handbook is specifically designed to be used in the context of the World Bank Group's environmental policies, as set out in Operational Policy (OP) 4.01, "Environmental Assessment," and related documents. ... See More +

Publication 19128 APR 01, 1999

Ackermann, Richard; Hughes, Gordon; Hanrahan, David; Somani, Anil; Aggarwal, Sanjeev; Fitzgerald, Arthur; Dixon, John; Kunte, Arundhati; Lovei, Magda; Lvovsky, Kseniya Chinese

Pollution prevention and abatement handbook 1998 : toward cleaner production (Chinese)

The handbook has been prepared to update and replace the "1988 Environmental Guidelines." The Handbook is specifically designed to be used in the context of the World Bank Group's environmental policies, as set out in Operational Policy (OP) 4.01, "Environmental Assessment," and related documents. ... See More +

Publication 19128 APR 01, 1999

Ackermann, Richard; Hughes, Gordon; Hanrahan, David; Somani, Anil; Aggarwal, Sanjeev; Fitzgerald, Arthur; Dixon, John; Kunte, Arundhati; Lovei, Magda; Lvovsky, Kseniya English

Priorities for environmental expenditures in industry - Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union (English)

Large, old-fashioned heavy industrial plants are major sources of pollution in most of the countries of Central and Eastern Europe. Plants which were designed to maximize production with little regard for efficiency or for the protection of workers and the environment are now responsible for a high level of pollutant emissions and are affecting the pollution conditions and the health status of large areas of these countries. ... See More +

Publication 17990 MAY 31, 1998

Ambler, Mark; Marrow, John; Jones, Wynne; Hughes, Gordon; Hanrahan, David; Lovei, Magda

Setting priorities for environmental management : an application to the mining sector in Bolivia (English)

Mining and industrial activities, if poorly managed, can damage the environment and leave behind contaminated materials which release pollutants for many years after the mines or enterprises have been shut down. ... See More +

Publication WTP398 MAR 31, 1998

Ayres, Wendy S.; Anderson, Kathleen; Hanrahan, David

Environment matters at the World Bank : annual review - fall 1998 (English)

The fall issue of the annual review on the environment highlights the World Bank's work in FY98 in the promotion of sustainable use of resources. ... See More +

Publication 18540 JAN 01, 1998

Watson,Robert T.; Mercier, Jean-Roger; Dore, Giovanna; Eliste, Paavo; Soderstrom, Sari; Redwood, John; Collier, J.B.; Arif, Sherif; Brandon, Carter; Miller, Shawn; Doran, Lee; Margulis, Sergio; Vetleseter, Tonje; Hirji, Rafik; Dixon, John; Feinstein, Charles; Payton, Odil; Poore, Kerri; Bradford, Bonnie; Newcombe, Ken; Blaser, Juergen; Canby, Kerstin; Rees, Colin; Hanrahan, David; Wheeler, David; Keene, Michelle; Shaman,David

Environment matters at the World Bank (English)

Five years after Rio : the World Bank's environmental professionals take stock; by Andrew Steer. Persuasion and incentives : new ways to achieve a cleaner world; by Hanrahan, David. ... See More +

Publication 21284 APR 30, 1997

Fleming, Clare [editor]; Steer, Andrew; Hanrahan, David; Landrigan, Steven; Briscoe, John; Asad, Musa; Davis, Sandy; Agarwal, Anil; Rees, Colin; Whitford, Peter; Hancock, Lucy; Post, Jan; Lintner, Steve; Tandberg, Eivind; Hamilton, Kirk; Kunte, Aru; Dixon, John

Environment matters at the World Bank (English)

Letter from Vice President Al Gore. President's letter. Overview: the Bank's environment community takes stock. Solving the water crisis together: the global water partnership. ... See More +

Publication 17631 JAN 01, 1997

Agarwal, Anil; Wolfensohn, James D.; Gore, Al; Osborn, Derek; Steer, Andrew; Hanrahan, David; Landrigan, Steven; Asad, Musa; Davis, Sandy; Rees, Colin; Whitford, Peter; Hancock, Lucy; Post, Jan; Lintner, Steve; Tandberg, Eivind; Hamilton, Kirk; Kunte, Aru; Dixon, John