GREEN JOBS & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT IN WASTE

Faecal sludge (FSM) & solid waste management (SWM) offer opportunities to improve livelihoods, particularly for women & youth

WASTE has been working for over 40 years in sustainable waste management with a strong focus on business development, financial inclusion and empowering women and youth entrepreneurship. 

IMPACT

70

jobs created in collection & sorting of waste

10

million working days in toilet construction alone

PROJECTS/TRACK RECORD

Take-a-Stake Fund – Preparation phase

Sanitation, Business Development

Securing Water for Food

Water, Food, Circular Economy

Financial Inclusion Improves Sanitation and Health (FINISH) Mondial

Sanitation, Financial Inclusion

Financial Inclusion Improves Sanitation and Health in Kenya (FINISH INK)

Sanitation, Financial Inclusion

Financial Inclusion Improves Sanitation and Health (FINISH) – India

Sanitation, Financial Inclusion

EJOM – L’emploi des jeunes crée des opportunités, ici au Mali

Waste Management, Job Creation

FINILOOP (Financial Inclusion & Improved Livelihoods Out of Plastics)

Plastic Waste Free Cities, Circular Economy

Securing Water for Food (SWFF)

Water, Food, Circular Economy

PUBLICATIONS & REPORTS

IN-HOUSE EXPERTISE

Business and financial innovation specialist

Senior adviser

International solid waste expert and plastic recycling adviser

Sanitation adviser

Urban solid waste managment expert

Senior adviser

Water and Sanitation adviser

Sanitation adviser

Communications specialist & sustainable dev. adviser

Junior programme officer

BLOG

More than 11 million tonnes of plastic waste are dumped in India annually As with much of the world, India’s...

[caption id="attachment_3957" align="alignright" width="500"] WASTE advisers, Jacqueline Barendse, Nouria Oubrahim, and Wycliffe Mwanzi, travelled to the World Water Forum 9...

WASTE and its partners around the world have been changing the development game for nearly 4 decades. We have together...

Over 60% of toilets in rural areas have been found to be poorly constructed, do not meet the standards for...

Supporting plastic recycling entrepreneurs in Africa Merely 15% of globally generated plastic waste is recycled. Of that dismal statistic, this...

The structure and functioning of solid waste management systems are founded on the behavioral patterns and underlying attitudes of a...

WASTE has a long history of working on solid waste management services and sanitation in Malawi. It started in 2008...

Teaming up This month, Yunus Social Business Funds gGmbH has joined forces with WASTE to address the need for more...

Where have we come from and where are we going? In this short series, we are pleased to highlight, some...

[caption id="attachment_3624" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] WASTE Executive Director, Han de Groot, pictured with the FINISH Mondial team in Rotterdam, NL.[/caption]  ...

  L’EMPLOI DES JEUNES CRÉE DES OPPORTUNITÉS, ICI AU MALI (Creating jobs for young people and returning migrants in Mali,...

EJOM project: L’emploi des jeunes crée des opportunités, ici au Mali The 4-year project, funded by EuropeAid, aims at facilitating...

The WASTE team is hard at work, celebrating World Toilet Day and preparing for 2021 with renewed energy, funding and...

This blog is the fourth of a series of blogs on waste management and the intersection of fecal and solid...

This blog is the third in a series of 5 on waste management and the intersection of fecal and solid...

By Sophie van den Berg, solid waste expert and plastic recycling adviser at WASTE Financial Inclusion & Improved Livelihoods Out...

By Piet Vroeg, programme manager EJOM at WASTE The unemployment rate in Mali is almost 10%, and youth employment is...

FINISH Mondial has evolved out of a successful FINISH program in operation in India and Kenya since 2008. Ten years...

During the World Toilet Summit in Mumbai, November 2018, WASTE and CEWAS  kick-started the Business in Sanitation Support with a training...

Two faecal sludge treatment plants (FSTPs) have been constructed under the programme for the purpose of co-compost production; the first...

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