- UNEP Funds Solid Waste Management Strategy for Saint Lucia
The Saint Lucia Solid Waste Management Authority (SLSWMA) through a Small Scale Funding Assistance (SSFA) from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is seeking to develop a Strategy for solid waste management. A consultant has been contracted to undertake the development of the Strategy which will serve to guide the work of the SLSWMA during the next ten (10) years. The consultant, Ms. Karen Luken of Economic Environmental Solutions International, LLC (ESSI) along with the […continue]
- How To Manage Medical Waste
Although, medical waste is generated from medical institutions such as hospitals, it still should be regarded as waste! All waste is waste, no matter the degree of toxicity or its matter formation; therefore, it is imperative that healthcare and medical institutions, waste handlers and the community at large, seek to ensure that it is treated, stored and above all, disposed of accurately.
- Management of Ship Generated Waste
Introduction In fulfillment of its obligations under various multi-lateral agreements, Saint Lucia facilitates the disposal of waste generated from the many cruise ships which visits its shores. The MARPOL Convention is the main international convention that covers the prevention of pollution of the marine environment from operational or accidental causes.
- Waste Statistics
Waste Disposal Summary for all Landfills Waste Disposal Summary for the Deglos Sanitary Landfill Waste Disposal Summary for the Vieux Fort Solid Waste Management Facility