The Informal Sector in Solid Waste Management in Developing Countries
SCHEIBE, Florian. The Informal Sector in Solid Waste Management in Developing Countries – Sustainabilty effects of formalisation considering Ho Chi Minh City – Vietnam as an example. Master’s thesis, Institute of Waste Management, University of Natural Resources and Applied life sciences, Vienna, 2006
The following paper aims to describe waste management systems in developing countries with a special emphasis on the distinction between formal and informal activities. The situation and developments in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam are taken as an example to evaluate ways towards the formalisation of informal actors and the integration of this workforce in the formal waste management system.