Public Private Partnerships (PPP) for Sustainable Development

posted on 7 July 2010 by Anonymous
Background The PPP-ISWM initiative is a 4 year programme implemented by the UNDP Public-Private Partnerships for Service Delivery (PPPSD) in partnership with the Dutch NGO WASTE Advisers on Urban Environment and Development of Gouda, the...

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,...

Health and Safety Guidelines for Waste Picking

posted on 23 September 2010 by Anonymous
IPES Promoción del Desarrollo Sastenible, in Peru has published a health and safety guide addressing waste pickers and generally waste related professions. The guide is very well illustrated and provides useful and reader-friendly information...

Solid Waste Projects in Peru

posted on 20 January 2011 by Anonymous
  IPES Organization, in Peru, is participating in a series of solid waste management projects. More details on the projects can be found in Spanish on the above weblink.

Regional Evaluation on Urban Solid Waste Management in Latin America and the Carribean: 2010 Report

posted on 14 June 2012 by Anonymous
This regional report is the product of the joint efforts of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), and the Inter-American Association of Sanitary and Environmental Engineering (AIDIS). The report...