The waste value chain, from waste collection to sorting and recycling, has the potential to increase decent work and green business development. Sustainable waste management is an opportunity to promote social inclusion, as well as upgrade the quality of existing jobs. In this course, participants develop business solutions and facilitate the transition to greener economies.
Join this course to contribute to a healthier living and working environment.
Training methods include study visits and group exercises
Experts from the ILO, UNEP, CSIR, and ITCILO share insight
Participants share knowledge and discuss experiences
This course examines the potential for decent work promotion and green business development across the waste value chain, focusing on waste collection, sorting and recycling. Lessons will be drawn from international literature, analysis of case studies and interviews with practitioners. The emphasis will be on identifying and developing solutions to bridge gaps in the recognition and integration of the contributions made by workers in the informal economy, and on unlocking jobs in the waste sector.
Representatives of national and local government; social partners; professionals and entrepreneurs from the waste sector; national and international development agencies; civil society organizations and academics. Gender-balanced participation is desirable.
This course provides an overview of best practices in sustainable waste management.
Participants learn how to promote green business ideas across the waste hierarchy.
The goal of this course is to
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