While advocating the community to eliminate the discrimination towards waste pickers, the project conducted activities to improve their waste management skills, working environment and livelihood.
List of activities
- Formation of the Waste management committee and Waste picking workers’ corporation.
- Development of education materials / programs of sanitation for waste pickers.
- Organizing study tours and seminars for waste pickers in collaboration with 40 local schools for environmental education such as cleaning campaign and recycle of valuable wastes.
- Holding “Community-based waste management forum” and development of community waste management plan.
|Period||October 2016 – September 2018|
|Donor||The Mitsui & Co. Environment Fund|
|Counterpart||Bangladesh Environment and Development Society etc.|