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08 June 2021 | dataset

Solid Waste Audits 2018 - 2019

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To provide an enabling environment for the socio-economic development of the Solomon Islands through the application of necessary safeguards with regard to:sustainable use of natural resources, the provision of meteorological services, reducing the risk and impact of climate change and other hazards to communities, leading and managing disaster preparedness and their consequences.

The MECDM has 4 Divisions and 1 Office which include: Climate Change Division (CCD), Corporate Services Division, Environment & Conservation Division (ECD), Meteorological Services Division, National Disaster Management Office (NDMO)


This dataset contains Solid Waste Audit - a composition of data from households and commercial activities expressed in number of items, weight or volume. It also reports the results of interviews done when solid waste samples were collected to gather metadata about household occupants social and behavioural metadata, including the fate of solid waste not collected through the official waste management service.

Waste audits were conducted in eight communities between November and December 2018 in Guadalcanal (five villages along Lunga river, 81 samples) Malaita islands (Arabella, 37 samples; Kilusakwalo, 33 samples; Ambu, 26 samples). Commercial activities were also audited (31 in Honiara in Guadalcanal Island; and 16 in Auki, Malaita Island).

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Solid Waste Audit

The Commonwealth Litter Project (CLiP)…

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Publisher Solomon Islands Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology
Modified 08 June 2021
Release Date 08 June 2021
Homepage URL
Identifier b6bc1e12-9093-487c-aa4c-23143a848f4f
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location Solomon Islands
Language English
License Public
[Open Data]
Author Wander, Amardeep