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Changing Women's Behavior in Household Waste Management

Engage, Encourage and Enlighten The Women

More than 75% wastes produced in the households in Dhaka city. Women are mainly dealing with these household wastes but no necessary parties engage women in waste management. So, we bring an online based business idea that will engage women to change their behavior to solve waste management problem.

Team
GREEN CROWS
Md. Refadul islam, Ripan Kirtunia, Asiqur Rabby, Hasan Dipto
Contact details
asikur251@gmail.com, refadul.islam.ewu.2018@gmail.com, ripankirtuniajust@gmail.com

Change in Human Behavior Towards a Clean Dhaka

The Dhaka North City Corporation and Dhaka South City Corporation installed around 6,000 waste bins across the city in 2016 but the project failed within a year due to a lack of awareness of the citizens. So, any waste management project in Dhaka require behavioural change of it's citizens.

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Engage, Encourage and Enlighten The Women

More than 75% wastes produced in the households in Dhaka city. Women are mainly dealing with these household wastes but no necessary parties engage women in waste management. So, we bring an online based business idea that will engage women to change their behavior to solve waste management problem.

Solution context

Our startup will encourage, enlight and empower the women by changing their waste management behaviour in Dhaka city so they can join in the process in household waste management. We will collect the wastes form households and sell these waste to the recycle dealer through online business platform.

Solution description

Women in Dhaka city are not engaged in waste management but they have the control on 75% household waste but neither government nor private organisation are taking any project to engage women in waste management. We will establish a web based platform where we connect women with recycle dealer.

For changing women bahavior in waste management our employes will go door to door. To make them understand why they will manage the waste, how they can manage the waste, how they can join with our platform and why it is important. Again we will go for social media marketing targeting the women. We also select some women volunteer from community will teach other women about the waste management process.

For our Platform women will dumped their organic and inorganic waste separately.Everyday our employee will go to lthe household to collect the waste. We provide an app to the women who have smartphone. The women will get a notification about much waste they provided to our collector. The women who don't have smartphone they will get message. The same information will be registered in the central server.

Recycle dealer can bye these waste from us through their application. We will share a part of the profit with the women what will encourage them to change their bahaviour in waste management process.

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