Purpose of Measurement:
Solution Sets and Impact Potential, Understanding the Problem
Livelihoods, Gender, Policy
This article discusses the role of waste pickers in Bangkok's informal recycling economy. It highlights the challenges faced by waste pickers, including limited income and lack of social recognition. The article also emphasizes the importance of integrating waste pickers into formal waste management systems, as they play a critical role in reducing the amount of waste that goes to landfills and promoting sustainable waste management practices. The article provides some recommendations on how to support waste pickers and create a more inclusive and sustainable waste management system in Bangkok.