Solid Waste Recycling in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: Making a business of waste management

Berihun Tefera and Getachew Tikubet

In: UA Magazine no. 19 - Stimulating Innovation in Urban Agriculture

Solid waste management is a major challenge facing the cities in the developing world. The commercial recycling of organic waste into a valuable organic fertiliser called "Bio-compost" is new in Addis Ababa and it is having a noticeable impact on improved organic waste management and urban agriculture

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