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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,...

Solid Waste Management in World's Cities

posted on 5 May 2010 by verele
UN Habitat has recently published a book with the title " Solid Waste Management in the World Cities" (, written in cooperation with WASTE advisers on urban...

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...

Gender Issues in Waste Management

posted on 13 June 2012 by Anonymous
A compilation of literature resources related to Gender and Solid Waste Management. An important system aspect that should be incorporated in the planning and implementation of solid waste projects.