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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,...

Video on Public Private Partnerships in Lusaka for Solid Waste Management

posted on 14 March 2012 by Anonymous
The video is an interesting documentary on the current integrated waste management system implemented in the city of Lusaka in Zambia. You can see the pre-collection mechanisms, the transfer points as well as the whole part of the recovered materials...

National Solid Waste Management Strategy for Zambia

posted on 6 July 2012 by Sameera
The management of various types of waste has over the years been a very difficult and challenging issue. This difficulty has manifested itself in the perennial outbreak of diseases such as cholera, dysentery and pollution of water resources, air, soil...