Waste sorting in Nairobi

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Since March 2007, the Kenyan NGO Umande Trust has been conducting a waste collection and incineration service in Nairobi (Kenya). The waste is collected and sorted twice a week by young unemployed people who are paid on a daily basis. Hard plastic, metals and glass are sold. The rest is dried naturally first, then incinerated in a common kitchen. This kitchen, made up of nine hotplates is open to the population for 5 to 10 cents. It is run by area residents.

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