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Revealing the problem of waste – Information for facilitators

Background information about the problem of waste, to support community transformation

2017 Available in English, French and Portuguese

A woman walks through a field near her village in Tanzania

From: Reveal toolkit: Climate and environment

Tools that explain climate change and environmental degradation and help communities to protect and care for their environment and adapt to a changing climate

What things are considered waste (rubbish/garbage) in your community?

What happens to the things people no longer want or need? How is rubbish/garbage disposed of?

Is plastic waste a nuisance in your community? What other waste products do you see lying around?

Who is involved in collecting, sorting and transporting waste? How are these people treated? (This question may be more relevant for urban than for rural contexts.)

This resource helps you consider these questions and start thinking about solutions to challenges they might bring up.

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