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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.

e-Waste Environmental Impacts

posted on 21 July 2010 by Anonymous
  The World Resources Institute has published a review on e-Waste under the title: ''TOXIC TRADE: The Real Cost Of Electronic Waste Exports from the United States.''

e-Waste Inventory in Thailand

posted on 22 September 2010 by Anonymous
The Inventory was produced by the Electrical and Electronics Institute of Thailand and aims at gathering information, establishing a database required to address the needs, and finding solutions for the environmentally sound management of used and end-...

The Payatas Dumpsite, the Philippines

posted on 23 September 2010 by Anonymous
The above weblink presents a case-study on the informal sector activities around the Payatas dumpsite. Photos show all steps involved in the recovery of materials by waste pickers, from picking them up in the landfill till selling them to junkshops or...

Start a Business: Junkshop & Scrap Business

posted on 23 September 2010 by Anonymous
The Department of Trade and Industry, thought the Bureau of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise development, of the Philippines has published a series of guides for starting your own waste recovery business. Important information is provided with...

Start a Business: Vemi-Composting

posted on 23 September 2010 by Anonymous
The Department of Trade and Industry, thought the Bureau of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise development, of the Philippines has published a guide for starting your own vermi-compost business. Important information is provided with regards to:...

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,...

Health Care Waste Management in Sri Lanka

posted on 23 September 2010 by Anonymous
The report was one of the outcomes of the CORDAID project in Sri Lanka, after the Tsunami incident, for reconstruction and relief aid. Based on a request to the Central Environment Authority an assessment was made of the solid waste situation caused by...