Solid Waste Management as if People Matter.


This thematic issue of Habitat International contains the following invited papers:

Constraints to promoting people centred approaches in recycling

Seeking common ground for people: Livelihoods, governance and waste

People and their waste in an emergency context: The case of Monrovia, Liberia

Solid waste collection by the private sector: Households' perspective - Findings from a study in Dar es Salaam city, Tanzania

People as partners: Facilitating people's participation in public-private partnerships for solid waste management

Role of informal sector recycling in waste management in developing countries

Cairo's Zabaleen garbage recyclers: Multi-nationals' takeover and state relocation plans

Informal waste harvesting in Victoria Falls town, Zimbabwe: Socio-economic benefits

Formulating waste management strategies based on waste management practices of households in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

Stakeholder participation for sustainable waste management


Ali, M. Solid Waste Management as if People Matter. Habitat International (2006) 30 (4) 729-871.

Solid Waste Management as if People Matter.

Help us improve GOV.UK

Don’t include personal or financial information like your National Insurance number or credit card details.