Around 3,000 low-income residents living near the Palembang slaughterhouse have suffered from poor water sanitation due to a lack of treatment and infrastructure as well as pervasive odors. The case highlights ways to achieve the co-benefits associated with reducing methane (CH4) emissions, repairing the irrigation canal, and improving the wastewater treatment facility as well as related challenges.

The Case of Waste Management in Palembang, Indonesia