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Guidelines for Contracting Solid Waste Management Services to Micro Enterprises

posted on 23 April 2012 by Anonymous
This document is a tool-kit for the  development of a solid waste management public pricvate partnership for Micro-Enterprises. It provides the guidelines for contracting Solid Waste Management Services to Micro Enterprises. It has been produced...
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Toxics Link

posted on 12 July 2010 by verele
Toxics Link has unique expertise in the areas of hazardous, medical and municipal wastes, as well as in specific issues such as the international waste trade, and the emerging issues of pesticides and POPs.

Scrap Crash! What the crash in prices of scrap means for wastepickers and other recyclers

posted on 23 September 2010 by Anonymous
This report is based on a study of 103 waste recyclers. It shows that the sector has been impacted by the crash in prices of scrap in 2009. The report is available on line and for free.

Alliance of Indian Wastepickers

posted on 23 September 2010 by Anonymous
The Alliance of Indian Wastepickers (AIW) is a national network of 35 organizations working with, and comprised of, informal recyclers, wastepickers and/or itinerant buyers. The AIW has a presence in 22 cities across India and focuses on peer support,...

Movie on Importance of Waste Pickers Uniting in India

posted on 19 January 2011 by Anonymous
A thought-provoking documentary about the women of Pune, India working with the recycling co-operative SWaCH. Watch how their work impacts their lives and the environment around them. Through organizing, these women have improved their livelihoods and...

Privitazation: A Formula for Provision or Perversion of Municipal Solid Waste Management?

posted on 16 September 2011 by Anonymous
This report by Brooks Anderson of Clear Impression Documentation Services, reviews the history, theory and outcomes of public service privatisation in order to weigh its merit and foresee the impact privatisation is likely to have on municipal solid...

ISSOWAMA: Integrated Sustainable Solid Waste Management Project in Asia

posted on 16 September 2011 by Anonymous
The ISSOWAMA Coordination Action, funded by the European Commission under its FP7, aims to raise awareness of the Integrated and Sustainable Waste Management (ISWM) approach. This focuses on all the elements in the waste management system from...

Privatisation: A Formula for Provision or Perversion of Municipal Solid Waste Management?

posted on 24 April 2012 by Anonymous
This paper reviews the history, theory and outcomes of public service privatisation in order to weigh its merit and foresee the impact privatisation is likely to have on municipal solid waste management (MSWM) and thereby upon public welfare in India....

Benchmark Indicators for Solid Waste Management: India

posted on 5 June 2012 by Anonymous
In the urban sector , there were number of performance indicators related to urban management and service delivery that were defined, measured and reported in the past. But these indicators failed to improve the performance delivery in Urban Local...