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Zero waste for zero warming
Around the world, zero waste implementation is showing that this is a waste management approach with the potential to significantly reduce greenhouse emissions with its proven ability to divert as much as 85% of all waste from disposal and openly call for upstream solutions to the other 15%. This panel will consist of waste pickers cooperatives and other implementers of zero waste projects in key cities in the Global South explaining how they are advancing people-centred zero waste solutions to contribute to climate change mitigation and adaptation.
Contributors: Moderator: Cecilia Allen, Zero Waste Cities Coordinator (GAIA).Speakers:Clauber Leite, Sao Paulo Composts, Cultivates campaign and Brazilian Zero Waste Alliance, based in Sao Paulo (Brazil) Ana La Rocha, Director of Nipe Fagio, based in Dar es Salaam (Tanzania);Krishna, Dry Waste Collection Center Operator, Hasiru Dala, based in Bengaluru (India);Rina Begum, Bangladeshi Waste-pickers Union based in Dhaka (Bangladesh);Shyra Bano, Safai Sena, based in New Delhi (India).