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Waste Trends

The world is changing rapidly, and so do waste management systems and the discussions about the role and relevance of waste management. This Portal provides links to the most important subjects on current waste management challenges in low- and middle- income countries. You are more then welcome to contribute!

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The climate is changing rapidly, how can change the way we manage our waste, and will this have an effect on climate change? Read more about waste and climate change here....

Donkey Cart in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, December 2008, Jeroen Ijgosse

The world has been hit hard by the economic crises. According to the recent WIEGO publication, titled 'No Cushion to Fall Back On', incomes of waste pickers around the world have been halved in many cases.