Search Library

This initiative is evolving, and actors like you are sharing these resources. You will find here the documents and tools collected so far.

/
NAMA on Circular Economy Solid Waste Management Approach for Urban Areas in Kenya

Guidance and systemization of experiences

The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources of Kenya and UNDP Low Emission Capacity Building (LECB) Programme have issued the Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) on Circular Economy Solid Waste Management Approach for Urban Areas in Kenya. The NAMA promotes an alternative to the existing waste value chain. Instead of waste being collected for disposal only, the NAMA facilitates the diversion of 90 per cent of collected waste away from disposal sites and towards various recycling practices. The NAMA creates multiple links currently missing in the value chain: recycling points, where waste will be sorted for subsequent recycling; and composting facilities, for the organic waste treatment. The NAMA will also research and operationalize new recycling technologies as well as strengthen existing recycling industries. Successful pilot models have already been tested by small and medium sized companies in Nairobi. Finally, the NAMA aims to achieve additional sustainable development benefits, such as improved health and safety for people.

Related Publications

Locating the SDGs in North Kivu - Provincial Report

Available in English

Developed with technical and financial support from UNDP as part of a participatory and inclusive process, this report presents the SDG priorities of the North Kivu Province that rhyme with its specif...

Developed by Province du Nord-Kivu (RDC), UDNP

Posted by Fabienne Perucca

Case studies and best practices

SDG Compass: The guide for business action on the SDGs

Available in English

The objective of the guide is to support companies in aligning their strategies with the SDGs and in measuring and managing their contribution. The guide is developed with a focus on large multination...

Developed by United Nations Global Compact; GRI; Worl...

Posted by UNDP

Tools : Raising Awareness

*Users are expected to adhere to the Terms and Conditions of this website.