Reduce

Reuse

Recycle

About Us

Kenya Association of Waste Recyclers (KAWR) is the umbrella body for the private sector industry involved in the materials recovery from waste; this includes and is not limited to, retrieval of materials from waste, repair, refurbishment, recycling, remanufacturing, composting, power generation, or any other initiative aimed at extracting value from material that would otherwise have been discarded as waste.
  • Waste pickers
  • Collectors/site managers (Viwanja Peoople)
  • Transporters
  • Value addition (sorting, crushers, washers, pelletizers)
  • Converters/Manufacturers
  • Other interested parties.

About Us

Kenya Association of Waste Recyclers (KAWR) is the umbrella body for the private sector industry involved in the materials recovery from waste; this includes and is not limited to, retrieval of materials from waste, repair, refurbishment, recycling, remanufacturing, composting, power generation, or any other initiative aimed at extracting value from material that would otherwise have been discarded as waste.
  • Waste pickers
  • Collectors/site managers (Viwanja Peoople)
  • Transporters
  • Value addition (sorting, crushers, washers, pelletizers)
  • Converters/Manufacturers
  • Other interested parties.

Our Core Objectives

Education

Creating recycling awareness among the public and training members on most efficient recycling approaches for different waste streams.

Advocacy

KAWR is the leading voice on behalf of recyclers at the national and local levels on legislative and regulatory issues with an aim of improving business climate for recyclers.

Capacity building

Enhancing the recycling capability of members through forming partnerships, cooperation and other forms of understandings with other stakeholders.

Information gathering

Collection and sharing data regarding waste generated and recycling trends in Kenya with and other interested parties.

Join our association

  • We are a national umbrella body of individuals and enterprises that engage in recycling as a waste management as a social enterprise.
  • Membership: Open
  • Current members: 457 spread across the country.

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