Expanding worldwide urban solid waste recycling: The Brazilian social technology in waste pickers inclusion.

@article{Rutkowski2015ExpandingWU,
  title={Expanding worldwide urban solid waste recycling: The Brazilian social technology in waste pickers inclusion.},
  author={Jacqueline Elizabeth Rutkowski and Em{\'i}lia W Rutkowski},
  journal={Waste management & research : the journal of the International Solid Wastes and Public Cleansing Association, ISWA},
  year={2015},
  volume={33 12},
  pages={1084-93}
}
'If an integrated urban waste management system includes the informal recycling sector (IRS), there is a good chance that more solid waste is recycled' is common sense. However, informal integration brings additional social, environmental, and economic benefits, such as reduction of operational costs and environmental impacts of landfilling. Brazil is a global best practice example in terms of waste picker inclusion, and has received international recognition for its recycling levels. In… CONTINUE READING