Solid Waste Management Sector in Pakistan: A Reform Road Map for Policy Makers

Publication | March 2022

This publication suggests how Pakistan could strengthen solid waste management and in doing so reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

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It provides guidance on improving and expanding waste collection and disposal services for municipal, industrial, electronic, and hospital waste. It outlines waste management options and key considerations in setting up a waste management system. The publication also discusses consolidating data on the waste generated, calculating historical emissions from the waste sector and projections, and establishing an institutional framework.


  • Introduction
  • Objectives of the Road Map
  • Current Waste Management Situation in Pakistan
  • Waste Management Hierarchy
  • Key Considerations in Developing the Road Map
  • Steps in Developing the Road Map
  • Waste Management and Greenhouse Gas Emissions
  • Capacity Building for the Implementation of the Road Map
  • Financing the Waste Management Road Map
  • Summary and Conclusions
  • Appendix: Memorandum of Understanding Template

Additional Details

  • Climate change
  • Urban development
  • Waste management
  • Pakistan
  • 46
  • 8.5 x 11
  • TCS220086-2
  • 978-92-9269-396-1 (print)
  • 978-92-9269-397-8 (electronic)
  • 978-92-9269-398-5 (ebook)

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