Urbanization, Megacities & SWM



This is a presentation of Carlos RV Silva Filho Managing Director of ABRELPE – Brazilian Trade Association of Waste Management Companies; the ISWA National Member in Brazil. It was first presented at the “2012 Informal Waste Sector Conference” organized by the Cason Family Foundation in New York City on 21-22 September 2012. This presentation is an overview of the perspectives that urbanization and growth of megacities bring for the waste management sector.