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Understanding the plastic pollution problem & how it can be measured with the WFD

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Introduction to the Waste Flow Diagram

This video explains the rationale, key functions as well as data requirements of the WFD.    

Applying the Waste Flow Diagram

Using the example of a dumpsite, this video explains how the WFD quantifies plastic leakage and determines its fate in the environment.

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Training Video

Learn how to apply the Waste Flow Diagram (WFD) in this training video to estimate the amounts of solid waste that leak into nature and oceans/water bodies from the SWM of a city.

Megalopolis Case Study

Do you want to learn about the results provided by the Waste Flow Diagram (WFD) tool? This video present in details the results for the case study of Megalopolis.


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User Manual

The User Manual provides an explanation of the WFD toolkit and in-depth guidance on how to apply it. This includes information on data collection issues, how to estimate plastic leakages, how to run scenarios, and how to visualise the waste flows. Decision trees and descriptive tables for each part of the solid waste management system facilitate the calculation of leakage potentials.

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Waste Flow Diagram