eC2: Framework for Determining Appropriate Technology and Solutions for Plastic Waste on Small and Remote Islands

Deadline:  02-Nov-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)eu-plastic-regels-2019

The main objective of this consultancy is to develop a framework or methodology for determining options for appropriate technology and solutions for plastic waste on small and remote islands, as well as developing communication, education and public awareness (CEPA) guidelines to empower communities to ensure sustainability of the solutions. The Consultant will work under supervision by the World Bank task team and in close collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and Water (KASA) This framework/methodology will be applied to two case study islands in Malaysia, in close consultation with KASA, but it will also be applicable to islands outside of Malaysia, such as in other countries in Southeast Asia or the Pacific.

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eC2: Promoting in-depth Cleaner Production in the Textile Sector in Bangladesh

Deadline:  22-Oct-2020 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
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The purpose of this assignment is to conduct in-depth cleaner production assessments in 15 factories, located in Dhaka and Chittagong of Bangladesh and provide implementation support for 6 months. PaCT is hence looking for an international consulting firm that has a local presence in Bangladesh or to conduct the assignment. Interested firms may also associate with a local firm, with strong technical competencies.

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China: Keeping the Water and Environment Clean in the Qiangtang River Basin

The article was published on the World Bank website the 29th of February. Qiangtang River Basin

Qiangtang River is the largest river in China’s Zhejiang Province, providing drinking water for most of the 15 million people living in the river basin. It is called the “Mother River” of Zhejiang.

In the last few decades, with rapid economic growth, huge volumes of untreated wastewater and solid waste were dumped into the river, polluting the water and environment. This in turn poses a serious threat to the living conditions and the safety of drinking water of a large number of urban and rural residents.

While larger cities have made good progress in improving environmental services in recent years, small towns are lagging behind. Water supply is estimated to be safe in only 29% of Zhejiang’s small towns. Wastewater treatment coverage rate in small towns is only 26%. Sanitary solid waste disposal facilities are almost non-existent.

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