Informal waste and recycling operators are major contributors to the waste value chain and pose an important form of livelihood. In this edition, you can find different case studies and recovery chain actors’ stories, as well as the latest updates of our waste management initiatives, including the International day of Zero Waste!
The massive consumption of a wide range of plastic products has generated a huge amount of plastic waste and its management has been a challenge to many countries. This newsletter discusses the challenge and opportunities of plastic waste and provides a case study of plastic waste management by a recycling tech company based in Nigeria. Furthermore, you can find a lot of updates on WWC and ACCP activities, such as the Third ACCP Assembly, World Clean-up Day, and so forth.
Open waste burning is one of the major contributors of Green House Gasses (GHGs). The 15th edition of our newsletter explores the challenges and opportunities of waste burning bringing some case studies. In addition, you can find our new Affiliates and many updates on waste webinars and other events including the third Assembly of the African Clean Cities Platform.
This edition focuses on waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) or e- waste. You will find articles about the UN E-waste Coalition, e-waste and COVID-19, children and digital dumpsite and much more!
Newsletter 10: Materials Recovery Facilities – April, 2021
This edition focuses on waste segregation and material recovery facilities. You will have the chance to learn about Solid Waste Materials Recovery Facilities in Southern Africa, Egypt and Latin America; get to know our Affiliates, and much more!
This edition focuses on organic waste management. You will find articles about several composting techniques, such as anaerobic digestion and black soldier fly larvae composting, case studies from cities in Kenya and India, and much more!