Composting and recycling for household and industrial waste manegement in Chitwan, Nepal (CAR-Nepal)
ICOEPH (Internationalt Center for Arbejdsmiljø, Miljø og Folkesundhed) - DASAM (Dansk Selskab for Miljø- og Arbejdsmedicin)
Indsatsen vedrører følgende verdensmål:
- Mål 3: Sundhed og trivsel
- Mål 6: Rent vand og sanitet
- Mål 7: Bæredygtig energi
- Mål 8: Anstændige jobs og økonomisk vækst
- Mål 9: Industri, innovation og infrastruktur
Indsatsen foregår i følgende lande:
- Nepal Development Society
- Nepal Public Health Foundation,NPHF
Overordnede mål :
The overall objective is a civil society in Chitwan taking active responsibility to improve their health and environment by a proper waste management at household and small scale industrial level.
Umiddelbare mål :
The immediate objectives are: • Target households and schools in the metropolitan city of Bharatpur are organized and sensitized on the health dangers created by pollution from household and industrial waste in their town. • • The target households and schools are practicing reuse and safer disposal of household waste • Awareness of the health implications due to pollution from household and small scale industrial waste exists among politicians and civil society.
1. households in the city of Bharatpur. 2. small scale industries (SSI) in the Baratpur area
This intervention will try to make the people in Chitwan take active responsibility to improve their health and environment by a proper waste management in households and small scale industries. The actual situation is a dumping of waste in open land leading to pollution of drinking water and the ground leading to increased risk of various human diseases. The project is targeting households and students in Bharatpur city to make them learn and advocate for re-cycling of household waste in kitchen gardening and small handy-crafts made from organic and solid waste. Advocacy will increase awareness of the general populations and the politicians leading to relevant actions to deal with this increasing waste problem. This first phase is a pilot including a mapping of waste from small scale industries a problem that will be dealt with in a second phase along an expansion of the efforts to spread the practice of recycling of household waste.