Lima, Peru 2012 Aims

Name of City Lima, Peru
Population 2,835,000 (2011)
Waste Generated 17,200 tonnes/day (2011) 50% organic
Reduction Target 5% by 2014
Proposed Activities to Achieve the Target
  • Organize citizen groups
  • Define strategic objectives
  • Project dissemination
  • Capacity building for local officials
  • Establish pilot composting plant
  • Create and disseminate promotional materials
  • Design advisory system
Proposed Activities to Address Weaknesses
  • Prepare guide
  • Verification of feasibility and data
  • Project report
  • Creation and implementation of indicators
Proposed Activities to Mitigate Threats
  • Create compost of sufficient quality that can be sold
  • Creation and implementation of a final treatment plan
Monitoring/Coordination Mechanism
  • Workshops
  • Monthly progress report
External Risks Change of Mayor leading to policy reversal

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