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The Role of Informal Collectors of Recyclable Waste and Used Goods in Indonesia

by Enri Damanhuri

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Published by INTECH Open Access Publisher .
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ContributionsTri Padmi, author
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ISBN 109535106325
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With percent annual growth, the global electrical and electronic waste (e-waste) reached up to million tonnes in , of which 20 percent, or million tonnes, is documented to be. The Informal sectors in waste recycling enterprise The division of waste collectors and dealers into “formal” and “informal” sectors have been elaborated in details.

The original use of the term 'informal sector' is attributed to the economic development model put forward by W. Arthur Lewis, used to describe employment or livelihood generation primarily within the developing was used to describe a type of employment that was viewed as falling outside of the modern industrial sector. An alternative definition uses job security as the . The study analyses popularly recycled waste materials (such as plastic and paper) in Dar es Salaam and investigates their domestic and international value and trade among informal .

  over 95 per cent of e-waste recycling is done by the informal sector. One of the major hubs in India, Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh, was in the news recently when the National Green Tribunal (NGT) fined the district magistrate and State Pollution Control Board for not being able to tackle the black powder waste lying on the banks of Ramganga river.   The waste, some of which consists of household recycling produced in the US, includes single-use plastic bottles, plastic bags and food wrappings, said Hocevar. It can, however, contain toxic.


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The Role of Informal Collectors of Recyclable Waste and Used Goods in Indonesia by Enri Damanhuri Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Role of Informal Collectors of Recyclable Waste and Used Goods in Indonesia. By Enri Damanhuri and Tri Padmi. Submitted: April 23rd Reviewed: February 4th Published: May 23rd DOI: /Cited by: 6. The role of informal collectors of recyclable waste and used goods in Indonesia E Damanhuri, T Padmi Post-consumer waste recycling and optimal production,A waste picker is a person who salvages reusable or recyclable materials thrown away by others to sell or for personal consumption.

There are millions of waste pickers worldwide, predominantly in developing countries, but increasingly in post-industrial countries as well.

Forms of waste picking have been practiced since antiquity, but modern traditions of waste picking took root. The informal waste collectors face tremendous health and safety play an important role in removing wastes and they irisks like extreme temperatures, wind,rain,sun,fecal,animal carcasses, broken glass, needles, sharp material objects, above all diseases transmitted by sustainability.

In many cities in India, informal waste collection and vermin. The role of the 'informal sector' are percent recyclable and have one of the highest intrinsic post-consumer values amongst the materials commonly used for consumer-goods packagingwhich has created an economy of “social plastic” in countries such as Haiti and Indonesia, in which waste collectors receive digital currency that.

qualitative assessment of the role, size and contribution of the informal sector within the waste collection and recycling systems; the failure of these initiatives has been determined by the non-availability of the informal waste collection and recycling agents and of the difficulty to identify and draw them in projects.

Introduction to the Waste Collection Sector. In China, to million people work in waste collection and management, and many media outlets view the sector as one of China’s largest underground economies. Collectors range from part-time workers who rummage through waste bins, to full-time managers who hire several hundred employees.

It is also known for its large numbers of informal waste pickers. Some cities and countries in the region take into account the critical roles that informal waste pickers play in recycling waste by reducing the amount of waste that goes to dumps, landfills or incinerators, and thereby reducing the costs to the city and the environment.

Danone-AQUA also targeted in the year to collect more plastics than used, educating up to million consumers, ensuring percent of our packaging can be reused, recycled for compost, and increasing the content of recycled material in bottles to 50 percent.

Single-used plastic is one of the highest contributing wastes in Indonesia. The problem of e-waste has forced governments of many countries to develop and implement environmentally sound management practices and collection schemes for E-waste management, with a view to minimize environmental impacts and maximize re-use, recovery and recycling of valuable materials.

In developed countries, e-waste management is given high. In October, waste management company Veolia and consumer goods giant Unilever said they would work together to invest in new technologies to increase recycling and move towards a circular economy.

The three-year partnership will focus, at first, on India and Indonesia where the firms will work to scale up waste collection and recycling.

The World Economic Forum has played a crucial role in connecting TerraCycle, a global waste management and recycling company, with logistics giant UPS and some of the world’s leading retailers and consumer goods companies (including Procter & Gamble, Coca-Cola, Carrefour, Tesco, Mondelēz, PepsiCo, Danone, Mars, Nestlé and Unilever) to develop and pilot a revolutionary zero-waste.

Waste management in India falls under the purview of the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEF&CC). In this ministry released the Solid Wastage Management (SWM) Rules,these rules replaced the Municipal Solid Wastages (Management and Handling) Rules, which had been in place for 16 years.

This national policy is notable in. From scavengers, were informal Korreywalas or household waste collector (on each donkey drawn cart there is a household waste collector with 1–2 helpers), 80 itinerant buyers or Pheriwalas, 60 dumpsite scavengers, 50 street pickers and 15 transfer points pickers.

Status of informal recycling of waste in AIT. The effort to increase household waste collection will therefore require a key role for ‘waste pickers’ (the informal collection and recycling sector), who link the service chain (MSW collection) to the value chain (recycling) in low- and middle-income settings.

Globally, this sector was responsible for 58% [55, 64] of post-consumer. Add to that a well-organised, low-cost waste collection service with source separation of recyclable materials and biodegradable waste, and you have a relatively affordable solution that is better for the climate, better for health, better for the local economy, and contributes to a more sustainable future.

d) Livelihood strategies, which in solid waste management include, reuse, recycling, composting, scavenging, informal collection of waste and even incineration.

e) sustainable livelihood outcomes like improved income, improved housing, and education for children and quality environment among many other positive outcomes Methodology The.

waste collectors (or informal waste collectors) Defined in this report as a person or group of people not employed by local government or private sector waste management companies that are engaged in the collection and recovery of reusable or recyclable waste, either directly from the source where no formal collection systems exist.

Emerging formal municipal waste collection systems in the late nineteenth century displaced these informal recycling systems, which, in combination with increasing availability of goods from cheap mass production, contributed to a decline in recycling practices (Velis et al., ; Wilson, ).

With the exception of the two world wars. II Enforcement and supporting instruments in waste recycling and reuse. The level of paper and glass waste recycling in the OECD member states makes all the discussion about the distinction between “waste” and “non-waste” (see Chapter I.1) groundless.

These materials, which are potentially thoroughly recyclable, are generally. E-waste or electronic waste is created when an electronic product is discarded after the end of its useful life.

The rapid expansion of technology and the consumption driven society results in the creation of a very large amount of e-waste in every minute.

The European WEEE Directive classifies waste in ten categories: Large household appliances (including cooling and freezing .Singapore’s initiative to centre its waste management on a waste-to-energy program that involved the construction of four incineration plants is particularly worthy of attention given the city state’s impressive recycling rate of 60% and waste power plant energy output of 2, MWh per day that currently dwarf Jakarta’s 5% recycling rate.

Social inclusion: Resource recovery in most developing countries relies heavily on informal workers, who collect, sort, and recycle 15%–20% of generated waste. Projects address waste picker livelihoods through strategies such as integration into the formal system, as well as the provision of safe working conditions, social safety nets, child.