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Platform for sustainability indicators of selective collection and waste pickers' organizations in the macrometrópole paulista

Grant number: 20/15855-5
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Scientific Initiation
Effective date (Start): March 01, 2021
Effective date (End): April 30, 2022
Field of knowledge:Applied Social Sciences - Urban and Regional Planning - Urban and Regional Services
Principal Investigator:Pedro Roberto Jacobi
Grantee:Laura Garcia
Host Institution: Instituto de Energia e Ambiente (IEE). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:15/03804-9 - Environmental governance of macrometropolis paulista in face of climate variability, AP.PFPMCG.TEM


One of the factors that integrate the environmental sanitation governance and, therefore, that impact the environment in the face of climate changes in the Macrometrópole Paulista (MMP) is the management of urban solid waste, especially the selective collection. To strengthen the implementation of the PNRS with the inclusion of recyclable material collectors organized in labour associations and cooperatives and environmental governance and to contribute to the improvement of environmental sanitation governance in MMP, the Institute of Energy and Environment within the scope of the "Environmental Governance of Macrometrópole Paulista in the face of climatic variability" developed and improved the Platform for Sustainable Indicators of Selective Collection and Waste Pickers Organizations tool which is available at The aim of this project that is being presented is to make a diagnosis of urban waste management and disseminate the use of the Platform to municipal managers and MMP waste pickers' organizations in order to contribute to the improvement of the selective collection systems in the region and the sustainability of waste picker organizations in the provision of the selective collection service. The results of the research project will be made available on the website

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