Health and Safety Guidelines for Waste Pickers in South Sudan

United Nations Environment Programme (2013-10)

This document reviews the practices of waste pickers at selected waste disposal site in South Sudan and makes recommendations to improve their health and safety. The recommendations include steps that UNEP and other international organizations can take to improve the conditions for waste pickers’. The report draws on information from the dump sites serving the capital city, Juba—the Lagoon dump site.

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