Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image

| be Waste Wise | June 23, 2017

Scroll to top

Top

Alfonso Martinez

Alfonso Martinez

Alfonso Martinez Sustainable World Foundation

ALFONSO MARTINEZ

New Projects Director, Mundo Sustenable

View Contributor's Page


  • Dr Alfonso Martinez is the New Projects Director of the Mexican NGO Mundo Sustentable. He earned his doctorate degree in Environmental Science in Goettingen, Germany. He has also studied rural, urban and industrial environmental management in the USA and Singapore. He is a university professor at the Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon, as well as a member of the Sustainable World Foundation supporting research and development in a Mexican waste management company. Alfonso has carried out field research and been involved in a series of projects related to the informal recycler integration into formal solid waste management systems in Mexico. He believes that the development of hybrid systems that bring together formal and informal actors provide an opportunity for innovation and development in Latin America as well as having strong positive social impacts.
  • Dr. Alfonso Martínez es Director de Proyectos Nuevos de la ONG mexicana Mundo Sustentable. Obtuvo su doctorado en Ciencias Ambientales en Goettingen, Alemania. También ha estudiado la gestión ambiental rural, urbana e industrial en los EE.UU. y Singapur. Es profesor universitario en la Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, así como un miembro de la Fundación Mundo Sustentable donde apoya la investigación y el desarrollo en una empresa de gestión de residuos mexicana. Alfonso ha llevado a cabo investigaciones de campo y ha participado en una serie de proyectos relacionados con la integración de reciclaje informal en los sistemas de gestión de residuos sólidos formales en México. Él cree que el desarrollo de sistemas híbridos que reúnen a actores formales e informales proporciona una oportunidad para la innovación y el desarrollo en América Latina, así como tener fuertes impactos sociales positivos.
  •  

Contributions


October 3, 2013 from our Articles, The 2013 Global Dialogue on Waste
"When designing solutions for inteftrating informal waste recycling, we need an adequate understanding of how the overall system is currently working including both formal and informal elements". - Jane Olley This panel explored how solid waste management is different in the Global South, and in particular in Latin America and the Caribbean, and considers the benefits of integrating the informal sector into municipal waste management strategies.Read More




July 24, 2013 from our The 2013 Global Dialogue on Waste, Video Panels

 

 

RelatedRead More



Comments