Nov 2019
Author(s): Romis, Monica; Coslovsky, Salo
How do innovative green technologies emerge and diffuse throughout an economy, and how can public policy affect this process? This paper draws from two case studies to reverse engineer how certain…
May 2018
Author(s): Correal, Magda; Laguna, Andrea
Dadas las carencias de infraestructura para la recolección y el tratamiento de los residuos sólidos domiciliarios generados en América Latina, la recuperación de materiales reciclables tiene una gran…
Oct 2017
Author(s): Correal, Magda; Laguna, Andrea; Osorio, Angela
El modelo para la estimación de costos de la gestión de residuos reciclables con inclusión de recicladores es una herramienta para el análisis de costos asociados a diferentes niveles de inclusión de…
May 2017
Author(s): Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)
El estudio evalúa el contexto institucional y operativo del reciclaje inclusivo en 12 ciudades de América Latina y el Caribe por medio de un conjunto de indicadores cualitativos y cuantitativos, con…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Multilateral Investment Fund
The Development Effectiveness Report is an annual analysis of the performance, effectiveness, and impact of the projects and activities of the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF). This 2016 edition…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Lobo, Susy; Marin, Maritza; Rudin, Victoria; Salas, Fiorella
This analysis of the challenges for the development of recycling value chains in Central America is the product of discussions between IRR partners and private companies with operations in the…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Lobo, Susy; Marin, Maritza; Rudin, Victoria; Salas, Fiorella
Este estudio, que analiza los retos que enfrentan los actores para desarrollar la cadena de valor de reciclaje en Centroamérica, nace a partir de diálogos de los socios de la IRR con empresas que…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Brito, María Paula; Gutierrez, Claudia; Hofmann, Michael; Moscoso, Dora; Otsuka, Monica; Hutt Scott, Katherine
The Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) was created in 1993 by 21 donor countries In 2007, 39 donor countries replenished the fund with a renewed mandate to support economic growth and reduce poverty…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Fundación Ecología y Desarrollo; Multilateral Investment Fund
This report sets out to present some of the highlights from a more in depth study carried out on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in Chile, presenting the case study of Upasol.
Jun 2016
Author(s): Lee, Sang Keon; Kwon, Heeseo Rain; Cho, HeeAh; Kim, Jongbok; Lee, Donju
This case study is one of ten international studies developed by the Korea Research Institute for Human Settlements (KRIHS), in association with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), for the…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Núñez, Anamaría; Rodríguez, Diana; Subiza, Dolores
INFOGRAFÍA. En el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo tenemos la visión de una región con ciudades limpias, capaces de proveer servicios integrales para el manejo de los residuos sólidos a la…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Núñez, Anamaría; Rodríguez, Diana; Subiza, Dolores
INFOGRÁFICO: No Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento, temos a visão de uma região com cidades limpas, capazes de proporcionar serviços integrais de manejo dos resíduos sólidos para a toda a…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This publication tells the story of the collaboration between the Inter-American Development Bank, PepsiCo, and the PepsiCo Foundation. At a February 2011 ceremony in Mexico City, a five-year…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Riquelme, Rodrigo; Méndez, Paola; Smith, Ianthe
This publication looks into the Solid Waste Sector situation in nine Caribbean countries: The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Jamaica, Guyana, Haiti, Suriname, St Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago. Adequate…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Ramos, María Clara; Paredes, Juan Roberto; Bolivar, Ángela; Wilches-Chaux, Gustavo
"We are mostly water." True or false? Strange as it may seem, it's true! Our bodies are 75 percent water. In fact, some animals such as jellyfish are up to 99 percent water - about the…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Ramos, María Clara; Paredes, Juan Roberto; Bolivar, Ángela; Wilches-Chaux, Gustavo
En gran parte, somos agua ¿Verdadero o falso? Por extraño que suene ¡Es verdad! Nuestros cuerpos están constituidos en un 75% por agua. De hecho, hay animales como las medusas cuyos organismos pueden…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Ramos, María Clara; Paredes, Juan Roberto; Bolivar, Ángela; Wilches-Chaux, Gustavo
Like all living things, humans are "open systems." We're part of - not separate from - our environment, and we continually exchange materials, energy and information with it. What…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Ramos, María Clara; Paredes, Juan Roberto; Bolivar, Ángela; Wilches-Chaux, Gustavo
Los humanos, al igual que todos los seres vivos, somos sistemas abiertos. Somos parte ¿no separada¿ de nuestro medio ambiente, e intercambiamos continuamente materiales, energía e información con él…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Cohen, Peter; Ijgosse, Jeroen; Sturzenegger, Germán
This document objective is to assist practitioners and decision-makers engaged in the preparation and implementation of inclusion plans for informal recyclers working at final disposal sites. The key…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Cohen, Peter; Ijgosse, Jeroen; Sturzenegger, Germán
El objetivo de este documento es asistir a profesionales y tomadores de decisiones que participan en la preparación e implementación de un Plan de Inclusión de recicladores informales que trabajan en…