Moving Solid Waste to the Right Place – Latest Progress

In our previous post on waste management, we explored the causes and effects of unaccounted for solid waste (SW) in cities in low-income countries and briefly introduced our idea of leveraging satellite and drone-based imagery to address this challenge. Since then, we investigated this issue even deeper, by conducting in-person interviews and organizing a virtual…

Moving Solid Waste to the Right Place

Approximately 25 % of the estimated 3,000 tonnes of solid waste generated daily in Nairobi gets collected, yet only about 900 tons reaches the Dandora dumpsite, leaving the rest remaining unaccounted for – we don’t know where it is, how much it is and what kind of waste it is. This is the case for…