Ken Pickar
Visiting Professor of Mechanical Engineering

California Institute of Technology
208 Gates-Thomas, Mail Code 104-44
Pasadena, CA 91125
(626) 395-4185

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E/ME 105: Product Design for the Developing World

Background Materials

Garbage Collection and Solid Waste Management

  • Martin Medina: Scavenger Cooperatives in Asia and Latin America (pdf)

  • Sandra Cointreau. Declaration of Principles for Sustainable and Integrated Solid Waste Management. World Bank (pdf)

  • David Pearce and R. Kerry Turner. Economics and Solid Waste Management in the Developing World.
    CSERGE Working Paper WM 94-05 (pdf)

  • ITDG Technical Information Service: Recycling Organic Waste (pdf)

  • ITDG Technical Information Service: Recycling Plastics (pdf)