Busia Waste to Energy-Eco-briquette Production Enterprise
Mobilises households to sort waste and transport it to collection centres for recycling into Eco-Briquettes.
The enterprise operates ﬁve demonstration sites in Busia, providing training on technical aspects of waste management, recycling and the legal framework. It mobilises households to sort waste and transport it to collection centres for recycling into Eco-Briquettes. The enterprise promotes the sustainable use of natural resources for income generation, helping alleviate poverty. Women are actively involved in the operations, processing waste into briquettes. Through training, they are enabled to work at different stages of Eco-Briquette production.
United Nations Development Programme provided financial support in the initial stages of the enterprise through the Nile Transboundary Environmental Action Project (NTEAP).
The Youth Environment Service receives funds from Austrian Development Cooperation to improve the coordination and management of waste-management activities.
Women Village Environment Club – Western Division participates in activities that beneﬁt women and young people, mobilising them to collaborate with the enterprise.
The 2013 SEED Awards in Ethiopia, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania and Uganda are supported by the European Union, which is made up of 28 Member States who have decided to gradually link together their know-how, resources and destinies.