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What is the Informal Recycling Sector?

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Solid waste solutions for creating a sustainable marine future

Dr Costas Velis addressed the high level delegates of the KfW Development Finance Forum, explaining how solving the solid waste management crisis in the Global...

Workshop: Tools for Inclusion of Informal Recycling Sector in Global South

Speakers from Leeds' School of Civil Engineering and institutions in Brazil delivered a workshop themed on waste management and recycling services in the Global South,...

Celebrating the Value of Waste in Global South Cities

A research team from School of Civil Engineering, University of Leeds, led by Dr Costas Velis participated in the ExpoCatadores 2016  in Belo Horizonte

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