Informal sector


Livelihoods conference

posted on 8 October 2009 by verele
From 27 - 29 October 2009 the Livelihoods Conference takes place in Cairo. More information can found on A three day conference on the importance of the informal sector in waste management. Informal sector is especially active in...

10th International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2011

posted on 12 July 2010 by ihaenen
  TEST 10th International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2011 Please find attached the first announcement and call for papers of the 10th International Electronics Recycling Congress, which will take place from January 19 - 21, 2011 in...

Going Green – CARE INNOVATION 2010

posted on 12 July 2010 by ihaenen
We would like to take the opportunity to remind you that the deadline for submitting your abstracts for our Going Green – CARE INNOVATION 2010 conference in Vienna at November 8-11, 2010 is only 2 months away (May 31, 2010). As we have received...

Workshop: Comment Optimiser la Contribution des Petits Entrepreneurs Privés pour Améliorer l’Accès à l' Assainissement dans les villes des Pays en Développement?

posted on 6 March 2012 by Anonymous
The French network of Young Professionals "Projection" (réseau Projection) organises in cooperation with WaterAid Burkina Faso and the Center of Water Professions- Centre des Métiers de l’Eau (CEMEAU), an international...

Global Strategic Workshop for Waste Pickers

posted on 16 April 2012 by Anonymous
Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO) is organising an international workshop that will focus on strategies for inclusion of waste pickers in solid waste management systems.  For more information you can consult the...

Less waste, more resources: Re-use and the informal sector in Europe

posted on 16 April 2012 by Anonymous
In the Waste Framework Directive 2008 a new waste hierarchy is implemented introducing preparation for re-use as a new important topic. It is recommended that if possible and ecologically advantageous over the whole life cycle waste ...

First Taste of Solidarity: Serbian Waste-Picker attending Global Waste Picker Conference in India

posted on 5 June 2012 by Anonymous
Pune, India - April 28 Today was the second day of the First Global Workshop of Waste Pickers, hosted by the SWaCH cooperative and the KKPKP union on behalf of the Global Alliance of Waste Pickers. Waste picker organizations from Africa, Latin...

Chintan Environmental Research and Action Group

posted on 22 September 2010 by Anonymous
Chintan is a registered, non-profit organization working on the issue of sustainable, equitable consumption and environmental justice.

WIEGO: Women in Informal Employement: Globalizing and Organizing

posted on 23 September 2010 by Anonymous
Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO) is a global research-policy network that seeks to improve the status of the working poor, especially women, in the informal economy. It does so by highlighting the size, composition,...

Waste Ventures

posted on 23 March 2011 by Anonymous
Waste Ventures incubates solid waste management companies owned and operated by waste pickers. They provide them with a solid waste management blueprint to recycle, compost, and earn carbon credits from waste collected in addition to organizational...