the series of mapping and documentation produced by the waste sector group are posted on the following blog:

" http://www.verticaldesignstudio.blogspot.com/ "


and viewed on the following links:

WASTE MANAGEMENT IN LEBANON < LEBANESE ATTITUDES>
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_a1I8mUNfGo

WASTE MANAGEMENT IN LEBANON < WASTE CYCLE >
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vYZUGELY3n4#


Team:
Joanne Hayek....................
Yasmine El Majzoub..........
Jad Melki...........................http://charleshelouextension.blogspot.com/
Raneem El Khachen.........
Rana Haddad....................



Some interesting articles about the waste sector in Lebanon:
http://www.iloubnan.info/environment/actualite/id/37092/titre/Solid-waste-management-in-Lebanon-:-a-dead-end
http://www.iloubnan.info/environment/actualite/id/37091/titre/Aaitaroun,-a-green-village-in-the-south
http://www.iloubnan.info/environment/actualite/id/37114/titre/Bouchons-roulants:-Rolling!
http://www.iloubnan.info/environment/actualite/id/37182/titre/Sidon-chokes-under-rubbish-dump
http://www.iloubnan.info/environment/actualite/id/37147/titre/Giving-it-a-try:-Green-Karma
http://www.iloubnan.info/environment/actualite/id/40533/titre/Pollution-costs-Lebanon-500-million-dollars-a-year

Research categories as discussed on friday february 19
  • Sukleen: actual network, timing, bins, dump, sorting phase, future project, recycling bins, etc.
  • Recycling factories
  • Jabal el Zebeleh / the garbage hill - project to turn it into a green hill
  • Informal networks of waste collection and recycling
  • Saida's dump
  • Chemical waste - hospitals, etc
  • Industries: their waste, their uses... pollution
  • Toxic waste management
  • Green Peace actions
  • Private projects of recycling or waste management (Ecovillage, Shtroumph, scouts, schools, etc.)
  • Art (http://www.iloubnan.info/environment/produitvert/id/22/titre/Waste:-the-green-bag
  • Construction waste + Destruction waste
  • How it is perceived at the personal level
  • The lifestyles in Beirut, the culture
  • Specific dumps (car dumps, bus dumps, etc.)
  • Souk el Ahad (part of the informal network of recycling?)
  • Organic waste (composts, etc.)
  • Waste of space
  • Volumes of waste (the city of today v/s the past/roman city)
  • Inventory of materials wasted + volumes + origin + future trajectory
  • The sewage system: to where? how efficient is it? etc.

+ the time dimension
+ (the "secrets"... the difficulties of getting the information)

Saida's dump:
  • Statistics on the amount and kind of waste dumped provided by the municipality
  • An interview with a reporter from the" Daily Star " newspaper who did alot of peices on the dump and is well aquainted with its issues.
  • An interview with the president of the syndicate of divers , who has quite some info on the topic and has done several campaigns in attempt to clean the sea


NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR SCUBA DIVING IN LEBANON -
Beirut Marina CLEANING DAY
2007:
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?v=app_2392950137&gid=2342754236&sb=8#!/video/video.php?v=13481120645&oid=2342754236
2009:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=--8aPUZ3K5s

+ interview with one of the main organizers of Cleanup Day.
  • Participants
  • Quantities
  • Shocks
  • Perspectives
  • Marine Life in Lebanon
  • Waste along Beirut Sea Side
  • Sponsors > & where is our Government?

"Sewage Remains Primary Pollutant in Lebanese Waters" .
http://www.mectat.com.lb/metopics/metopics/map2007/map2007.htm


http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=890892 http://www.lebanon.com/construction/the.quarterly/97/oct-dec/index.htm
http://archive.greenpeace.org/majordomo/index-press-releases/1998/msg00272.html
http://www.scribd.com/doc/19424358/Rebuilding-Beirut-With-Alternative-Fuels
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6VF9-3V4JG6D-6&_user=10&_coverDate=12/31/1998&_rdoc=1&_fmt=high&_orig=search&_sort=d&_docanchor=&view=c&_acct=C000050221&_version=1&_urlVersion=0&_userid=10&md5=b3cfb9383ff6d161f2ffa3f5decf6fe8



http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Landfill
http://www.iloubnan.info/environment/actualite/id/1120/titre/Protests-against-transport-of-waste-which-could-come-from-the-garbage-dump-of-Normandy
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=43252847422
http://www.beeatoona.org/Component/Main/index.asp
http://www.arcenciel.org/fr/programmes/projet%20DEHO.html (hospital waste)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paris_sewers

http://www.dailystar.com.lb/article.asp?edition_id=1&categ_id=1&article_id=111870 (Sidon Dump)
http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSL0465786820071210 (Sidon Dump)
http://www.greenprophet.com/2009/12/28/15199/sidon-garbage-dump/ (Sidon Dump)
http://www.albionmonitor.com/9806a/copyright/lebanonhousing.html (toxic imports)
http://www.innviron.com/Construction_Operation_Maintenance.htm (environmental engineering company)
http://arabimages.com/news_details.php?id=116 (Lebanon Pollution)

solutions taken by greenpeace
http://www.greenpeace.org/mediterranean/news/waste-monster-walking-the-strehttp://www.greenprophet.com/2009/12/28/15233/raw-sewage-beruit/http://www.reuters.com/article/slideshow?articleId=USL0465786820071210#a=7http://www.greenprophet.com/2009/12/07/14186/green-party-lebanon/http://www.greenprophet.com/2010/01/31/16665/recycling-cans-middle-east/http://www.greenprophet.com/2010/01/25/16577/organization-homeless-environment/http://www.greenprophet.com/2010/01/28/16654/recycling-middle-easthttp://www.greenprophet.com/2009/11/02/13232/middle-east-garbage/

where does all the garbage go in Beirut???
http://www.employees.org/~elmaten/html/over.html


Environment & Development (Al Bia Wal Tanmia) magazine:
· July/August 1997 - Environmental Sound Management of Solid Waste: The Lebanon Case (Dr. Georges Ayoub).
· May 2004 – Anaerobic Digestion: A Solution For Lebanese Municipal Solid Wastes (Nuhad Al Kakhi).
· June 2004 – Wastewater mismanagement in Lebanon (Raghida Haddad).
· May 2006 – Medical Wastes: Where Do They Go In Lebanon And Other Arab Countries (Raghida Haddad).

info for future 2030

interview with Mr. Mohammad Ali Hdeib, General Manager, Sukleen
interview with Mr. Hisham Sinno, Head of Beirut Municipal Works and Infrastructure