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Solid waste management; solid waste; urbanization; urban environment; cities and climate change
Urbanization and Resilience Management Unit, World Bank
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Last updated January 31, 2023
Perinaz Bhada-Tata is an independent consultant working on issues related to solid waste management, cities, and climate change. She was previously a Junior Professional Associate in the Urban Development Unit at the World Bank. Perinaz received her MS in Earth Resources Engineering and Master of International Affairs degree in Environmental Policy at Columbia University in New York. At Columbia, conducted research on the feasibility of introducing waste-to-energy technology in Mumbai in order to combat the growing garbage problem and to provide a supplemental source of energy. Perinaz has also worked at NASA-Goddard Institute for Space Studies in New York and Dewey Ballantine. She received her BA from Franklin & Marshall College.