Nodepage

Waste management

As is the case with so many countries in the developing world, rapid urbanisation has placed a considerable strain on urban services, such as solid waste management.

We work with some of the poorest communities to improve waste management and collection methods, creating safer and healthier places to live and work.

Waste management solutions

Projects

Urban water and waste projects

Current and recent projects to improve access to drinking water, sanitation and waste services for the urban poor.

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Latest blogs from our projects

Explaining Practical Action to my dad!

My father visited us last weekend for my daughters 18th birthday. Lots of nice food, some wine an...
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What technologies are essential? Well, that all depends on the person.

Nestled in the shadows of the Alps, I joined 400 people at EPFL in Lausanne last week to talk tec...
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Loos, murder, rape - the status of women in our societies

Listening to the news this morning I realised that the two young girls in India, aged 14 and 16, ...
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Innocent until proven guilty

To a large extent, many of us rumble through life with little thought to the what if’s of ...
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