Waste management raises concerns on environmental
degradation and public health issues in the city of Nairobi,
Kenya where a big share of the urban population still suffers from lack of adequate waste collection services. Governmental and international efforts have focused on implementing waste operations in middle- and high-income areas
that fall short of providing informal settlements with equally
efficient facilities (Figure 1). This results in increased rates
of urban inequalities as well as places waste issues in the
broader framework of environmental injustice and marginalization of the poor.
In response to the current gaps, the emergence of spon.
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