Dr Sanjay K Gupta is an independent consultant, working with international organisations, including NGOs, public bodies and private sector on informal sector livelihood and integrated solid waste management issues. He is an expert on the recycling value chain. He has a PhD from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He has written several papers published internationally on waste issues. He is an elected core committee member of Collaborative Working Group (CWG) for solid waste management in Middle and Low Income Countries based in Switzerland.
In many cities of the developing countries, the informal sector plays an important role in managing municipal solid waste. The informal recovery of recyclables from the solid waste system reduces overall solid Continue Reading