Waste Venture Component
Waste Venture studies and
develops business potentials associated with commodities and services
that can be traded among various stakeholders within the barangay, the
city and the larger community. Generally, it aims to alleviate poverty
through enterprising activity in urban sanitation and waste management.
- Explore and develop business opportunities in the waste sector with local entrepreneurs;
- Mobilize local resources to invest into sustainable sanitation and waste management; and
- Support small local business initiatives to direct their skills towards waste recovery.
FSSI or the Foundation for a Sustainable Society, Inc. is the agency responsible for the Waste Venture component. It envisions
sustainable development of poor communities in the Philippines. Its
mission is to be the leading eco-enterprise resource institution for
the empowerment of poor communities in the Philippines.
Knowledge Sharing Component
Knowledge Sharing seeks to
collect, process, package, translate and disseminate the information in
ecological sanitation, in particular and other aspects of sanitation,
in general, in a manner that is easily retrievable by the partners,
target groups and other interested audiences who would like to access
and apply it in a different social, cultural and economic context.
Together with the Institute for the Development of Educational and
Ecological Alternatives (IDEAS), it has established linkage with De La
Salle University-Dasmariñas, Cavite (DLSU-D) and Don Mariano Marcos
Memorial State University (DMMMSU)-North La Union Campus for the
SWAPP or the Solid Waste Management Association of the Philippines
is the non-profit organization composed of solid waste management
practitioners coming from LGUs, national government agencies, private
sector, NGOs and the academe, together with the Institute for the
Development of Educational and Ecological Alternatives (IDEAS), are the
organizations responsible for the Knowledge Sharing component.
- Provide knowledge-based support to demonstration and seed project
initiatives in the urban environmental management of excreta and
organic wastes and to build capacities for project implementation; and
- Document, analyze and disseminate successful waste management
initiatives, projects and implementations in the City and to use these
as basis for: (a) the forming of an enabling environment; and (b)
further development for conceptual framework for strategic planning.