Inclusive Waste Management

"Participatory sustainable solid waste management" means resource recovery with informal waste pickers and community based recycling groups




People consume too much… it is so exaggerated and unnecessary, and the worst is that people don't think about it... Everyone, everywhere in the world just puts their garbage out of their homes ... and the garbage disappears. People think that it evaporates, that it will not occupy space and that it will decompose in the environment ... (Interview with Tião at Gramacho landfill, 22.04.2008)