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Waste Segregation Guide to Prevent Pollution



This inspirational guide for source-segregated waste streams is designed to show innovative, low-tech recycling examples for source-segregated waste streams that are well suited for island economies.


Purpose of this guide:

1. Show innovative, low tech recycling examples for source segregated waste streams that are well suited for island economies:

• Organics
• Sanitation and hygienic items
• Tyres (rubber)
• Focus on circular solutions
• Focus on unlocking the value of waste - and providing alternatives to plastics


2. Why is this guide needed?

• Source segregated waste streams are easier to recycle - and to move economies towards circularity
• Achieve a cleaner plastic waste stream for more efficient processing
• Optimising waste management creates economic and livelihood opportunities on small island developing states