Community-based solid waste management and water supply projects

This literature review analyses the experience from community-based water supply and solid waste management projects. The focus of the review is on social and management problems of both kinds of projects and ways to solve them. The main hypothesis of the study has been that community participation and community management experiences from the water sector are relevant for the solid waste sector. The study compares and seeks to draw on solutions to problems from water supply projects that may be applicable to community based solid waste management projects