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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,...

Guidance Pack: Private Sector Participation in Municipal Solid Waste Management

posted on 29 September 2010 by Anonymous
In preparing this Guidance Pack for the World Bank, Sandra Cointreau-Levine provides a framework and a set of tools to assist local authorities in deciding whether to engage the private sector in the delivery of municipal solid waste services. This...

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...

Solid Waste Management Publication by UNEP

posted on 19 January 2011 by Anonymous
This Publication looks at the use of technologies that are environmentally sound for managing municipal solid wastes in developing countries. It is designed as a sourcebook on solid waste management, covering a multitude of topics including the...

Municipal Strategy for Solid Waste Management, Suffolk, UK

posted on 20 January 2011 by Anonymous
The Suffolk Waste Partnership (SWP) is the group of Councils in Suffolk that collect and dispose of the County’s municipal waste. The SWP comprises of all seven District and Borough Councils (Waste Collection Authorities) as well as the County...

The Netherlands Waste Management Partnership (NWMP)

posted on 17 March 2011 by Anonymous
  The Netherlands Waste Management Partnership, abbreviated as NWMP, was established in November 2008. The NWMP is a so-called public-private partnership, and comprises the entire chain of companies that work in the waste management sector. The...

Managua towards Public-Private Partnerships for solid waste collection

posted on 16 September 2011 by Anonymous
The Mayor's Office of Citizen Power of Managua (ALMA), in search of better performance in collecting trash in various neighborhoods of the capital, signed a partnership for solid waste management in the municipality of Managua. This alliance is to...

Public Private Partnership for waste collection in Managua, Nicaragua

posted on 16 September 2011 by Anonymous
A very intersting video on the Public Private Partnership established in Managua, Nicaragua between the municipality and the informal waste collectors, under the Cooperativa des Manos Unidos. The partnership has been supported by the UNDP programme on...

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...

Indicators and Solid Waste Management: El Salvador

posted on 5 June 2012 by Anonymous
Using indicators in solid waste management, El Salvador. The manual "Instrumento de Autoevaluación: Manejo Integral de Residuos Sólidos en la Gestión Municipal" presents practical guidelines on how public authorities can...