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The Economic Aspects of the Informal Sector in Solid Waste Management

posted on 8 September 2011 by Anonymous
This booklet is about people who earn a livelihood and support their families by extracting value from solid waste. These people are sometimes called rag pickers,waste pickers or scavengers. There are millions of them in cities all around theworld,...
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Cairo's Zebbaleen: Unrecognised Environmentalists

posted on 27 July 2010 by ihaenen
Cairo has one of the most efficient garbage recycling systems in the world, and that's due to the comunity of garbage collectors known as the Zebbaleen. The present video is a short documentary on Zebbaleen activities in action.  

Regional Solid Waste Management Project in METAP Mashreq and Maghreb Countries

posted on 24 January 2011 by Anonymous
Financed by European  Commission EU in 2002; IBRD, WB, ANPE, MEDCITIES and GTZ-ERM-GKW implemented a solid waste management project. The main objective is to promote the adoption of sustainable integrated waste management practices through:...