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Recycling

Recycling turns waste materials into a valuable resource and provides an income for many people through collection, sorting and cleaning working in the informal sector. Once collected these materials can be made into new products. metals and plastics are very common materials that go through the recycling process although others materials can also be of value. This section of the site looks at some recycling options.

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Decentralised and inclusive waste management policy and practices:...

Practical Action, Published on 2016

The challenge of waste management is too large to be tackled by either the Local Authorities, or the formal private sector, or the informal sector alone. Partnerships are needed, and we must make...

Turning plastic waste into gold

Practical Action Eastern Africa, Published by Practical Action Eastern Africa on 2008

PLASTIC RECYCLERS SACCO LTD is registered as a co-operative society with the Ministry of Co-operative Development and Marketing. The cooperative established in November 2005 draws its members from...

Adding value to plastic waste

Plactic Recyclers SACCO Ltd, Published by Plactic Recyclers SACCO Ltd on 2006

Plastic Recyclers SACCO Ltd. was started in 2005 with the help of Practical Action. The cooperative brings together many organizations in Nairobi that focus on waste reduction and recycling. In...

Molding plastics designed by KEMA.

Plactic Recyclers SACCO Ltd, Published by Plactic Recyclers SACCO Ltd on 2006

This instructional manual describes the Kayole Environmental Management Association’s (KEMA) low-cost method for melting and molding plastics. The mold used in this manual is for roofing tiles,...

Basket weavers’ instructional manual

Plactic Recyclers SACCO Ltd, Published by Plactic Recyclers SACCO Ltd on 2006

This instructional manual shows how to weave baskets out of flimsy (HD) plastic bags. It guides the user on how to set up, methods and how to weave and finish the Basket. It a must read for anyone...

Pilot progress on sustainable management of plastic waste Nairobi

Practical Action Eastern Africa, Published by Practical Action Eastern Africa on 2006

The overall objective of the project was to alleviate the environmental problems caused by plastic waste by involving communities in the collection and handling of waste and by establishing a...

City garbage recycler’s self-help group

Plactic Recyclers SACCO Ltd, Published by Practical Action Eastern Africa on 2006

The City Garbage Recyclers Self Help Group was started in 1996. The group was formed by residents in the Maringo estate who were concerned with waste dumping in the area. Their mission is to...

Communities waste composting initiative

Practical Action Eastern Africa, Published by Practical Action Eastern Africa on 2008

Nakuru Waste Collectors and Recyclers Management (NAWACOM) NAWACOM is an acronym of Nakuru Waste Collectors and Recycler’s Management. NAWACOM is an an umbrella organization of groups dealing with...

Waste digest: a newsletter on integrated solid waste management

Practical Action Eastern Africa, Published by Practical Action Eastern Africa on 2005

Towards Sustainable Environment Management in Kenya: UNDP Supports Sensitization Programme for Provincial Administration

Going high tech in urban planning

Practical Action Eastern Africa, Published by Practical Action Eastern Africa on 2007

Nakuru goes High-tech to restore its former glory Located 160 kilometres from Nairobi is Nakuru, once best known for its flamingos and dubbed "the cleanest town in East Africa", but now...

প্রশিক্ষণ সহায়িকা- সমন্বিত নগর আবর্জনা ব্যবস্থাপনা

Practical Action, Bangladesh, Published on 2016

এই ম্যানুয়েলটিতে নানারকম আবর্জনা উৎপাদন, বিভিন্ন স্তরের ব্যবস্থাপনা পদ্ধতি, আবর্জনা ব্যবস্থাপনা বিষয়ে সিটি করপোরেশন ও পৌরসভার দায়িত্ব ও কর্তব্য এবং আবর্জনা সম্পদে পরিণত করা সম্পর্কিত বিষয়গুলোর...

ඝණ අපද්‍රව්‍ය කළමණාකරනය

Practical Action Sri Lanka, Published on 2015

An introduction to solid waste management

திண்மக் கழிவு முகாமைத்துவம

Practical Action Sri Lanka, Published on 2015

An introduction to solid waste management

Solid waste management

Practical Action Sri Lanka, Published on 2015

An introduction to solid waste management.

அங்க்காரத்தைப் பெற்றுக் கொள்ளல்

Kariyawasam, G., Published on 2015

This is a case study extracted from the post tsunami sustainable waster management project of Practical Action Sri Lanka.

வாழ்கையின் மாற்றம்

Kariyawasam, G., Published on 2015

This is a case study extracted from the sustainable waste management project of Practical Action Sri Lanka.

පිළිගැනීමක් ලබා ගැනීම

Kariyawasam, G., Published on 2015

This is a case study extracted from post tsunami sustainable waste management programme of Practical Action Sri Lanka.

Earning of recognition

Kariyawasam, G., Published on 2015

This is a best practice case study extracted from the post tsunami sustainable waste management project of Practical Action Sri Lanka.

ජීවිතයට වෙනසක්

Kariyawasam, G., Published on 2015

This is a best practice case study extracted from post tsunami sustainable waster management project of Practical Action Sri Lanka.

Change of life

Kariyawasam, G., Published on 2015

This is a best practice case study extracted from the post tsunami sustainable waste management project of Practical Action Sri Lanka.

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