Please bare with us while we are working on our new website. 

Access publications using this link below. 

a.           Articles Published in Refereed Journals

 Gutberlet, J. & Uddin, S. M. N. (2018) Household waste and health risks affecting waste pickers and the environment in low- and middle-income countries. Int J of Occupational and Environmental Health. DOI:10.1080/10773525.2018.1484996

Link: https://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/qHn7kcvWVAInIkKYr98c/full

Uddin, S. M. N. & Gutberlet, J. (2018) Livelihoods and health status of informal recyclers in Mongolia. Resources, Conservation & Recycling 134: 1–9.

Gutberlet, J.; Carenzo, S.; Kain, J-H.; & de Azevedo, A. M. M. (2017) Waste Picker Organizations and Their Contribution to the Circular Economy: Two Case Studies from a Global South Perspective. Resources 6 (52): 1-12. www.mdpi.com/2079-9276/6/4/52/pdf

Gutberlet, J., Kain, J.-H., Nyakinya, B., Oloko, M., Zapata, P., & Zapata Campos, M. J. (2016). Bridging Weak Links of Solid Waste Management in Informal Settlements. The Journal of Environment & Development. 26 (1): 106-131.  http://doi.org/10.1177/1070496516672263

Gutberlet, J. (2016). Ways Out of the Waste Dilemma: Transforming Communities in the Global South. In: “A Future without Waste? Zero Waste in Theory and Practice,” edited by Christof Mauch, RCC Perspectives: Transformations in Environment and Society, no. 3, 55–68. http://www.environmentandsociety.org/perspectives/2016/3/future-without-waste-zero- waste-theory-and-practice

Gutberlet, J. & Kain, J-H.; Nyakinda, B.; Oshieng, D. H.; Odhiambo, N.; Oloko, M.; Omolo, J.; Omondi, E.; Otieno, S.; Zapata, P. & Zapata Campos, M. J. (2016). Socio-environmental entrepreneurship and the provision of critical services in informal settlements. Environment and Urbanization, 28: 205-222. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0956247815623772

Gutberlet, J. (2015). Cooperative urban mining in Brazil: Collective practices in selective household waste collection and recycling. Waste Management. 45: 22-31. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wasman.2015.06.023

Gutberlet, J. (2015). More inclusive and cleaner cities with waste management co-production: Insights from participatory epistemologies and methods. Habitat International. 46: 234-243. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.habitatint.2014.10.004

Gutberlet, J. (2013). Gestão de resíduos sólidos. Revista de Geografia (UFPE), 30 (1): 6-23.

Gutberlet, J. (2013). Briefing: Social facets of solid waste: insights from the global south. Waste and Resource Management, 166 (3):110–113. http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/warm.13.00011

King, M. & Gutberlet, J. (2013). Contribution of cooperative sector recycling to greenhouse gas emissions reduction: a case study of Ribeirão Pires, Brazil. Waste Management, 33 (12): 2771-2780. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wasman.2013.07.031.

Nunn, N. & Gutberlet, J. (2013). Cooperative recycling in São Paulo, Brazil: towards an emotional consideration of empowerment. Area, 45 (4): 452-458. DOI: 10.1111/area.12052.

Gutberlet, J.; Baeder, A. M.; Pontuschka, N. N.; Felipone, S. M. N. & dos Santos, T. L. F. (2013). Participatory Research Revealing the Work and Occupational Health Hazards of Cooperative Recyclers in Brazil. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 10 (10): 4607-4627. DOI:10.3390/ijerph10104607.

Gutberlet, J. & Jayme, B. de O. (2012). A história do meu rosto: como agentes ambientais percebem a estigmatização (re)produzida pelo discurso. Geografia em Questão, 5 (2): 183- 200.

Binion, E. & Gutberlet, J. (2012). The effects of handling solid waste on the wellbeing of informal and organized recyclers: A review of the literature. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health. 18 (1): 43-52.

Gutberlet, J. (2012).  Informal and cooperative recycling as a poverty eradication strategy. Geography Compass, 6/1 (2012): 19–34, DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-8198.2011.00468.x.

Yates, J. S. & Gutberlet, J. (2011). Re-claiming and re-circulating urban natures: Integrated organic waste management in Diadema, Brazil. Environment and Planning A, 43 (9): 2109 – 2124.

Yates, J. S. & Gutberlet, J. (2011). Enhancing livelihoods and the urban environment: The local political framework for integrated organic waste management in Diadema, Brazil. Journal of Development Studies, 47 (4): 1-18.

Tremblay, C. & Gutberlet, J. (2011). Empowerment through participation: assessing the voices of leaders from recycling cooperatives in São Paulo, Brazil. Community Development Journal, 46 (3): 282-302 [DOI: 10.1093/cdj/bsq040].

Gutberlet, J. (2011). O custo social da incineração de resíduos sólidos: Recuperação de energia em detrimento da sustentabilidade. Revista Geográfica de América Central, Número Especial XIII EGAL, 2011- Costa Rica, 2 (47E): 1-16.

Gutberlet, J. & Pontuschka, N. N. (2010). Pesquisa qualitativa sobre consumo: experiências interdisciplinares. Olhar do Professor, Caderno tematico: Pesquisa qualitativa e consumo. 13 (2): 217-224. DOI: 10.5212/OlharProfr.v.13i2.0001.

Gutberlet, J. & Jayme, B. O. (2010). The story of my face. How environmental stewards perceive stigmatization (re)produced by the media. Sustainability, 2: 3339-3353.

Gutberlet, J. (2010). Waste, poverty and recycling. Waste Management, 30 (2): 171-173.

Tremblay, C., Gutberlet, J. & Peredo A. M. (2010). United We Can: Resource Recovery, Place and Social Enterprise, Resources, Conservation & Recycling, 54 (7): 422-428.

Gutberlet, J., Tremblay, C., Taylor, E. & Divakarannair, N. (2009). Who are our informal recyclers? An inquiry to uncover crisis and potential in Victoria, Canada.  Local Environment: The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability, 14 (8): 733-747.

Gutberlet, J. (2009). The solidarity economy of recycling co-ops: micro-credit to alleviate poverty. Development in Practice, 19 (6): 737-751.

Raoulx, B., Gutberlet, J. & Tremblay, C. (2009). Dans les poubelles de Vancouveur Le recyclage comme support de socialization. Le Sociographe, 29: 69-81.

Gutberlet, J. (2008). Empowering collective recycling initiatives: Video documentation and action research with a recycling co-op in Brazil, Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 52: 659-670.

Gutberlet, J. & Baeder, A. (2008). Informal recycling and occupational health in Santo André, Brazil. International Journal of Environmental Health Research, 18 (1): 1-15.

Books

Gutberlet, J. (2016) Urban Recycling Cooperatives: Building Resilient Communities. London, New York: Routledge Taylor & Francis Group. 183 pp.

Gutberlet, J. (2008). Recycling Citizenship, recovering resources: Urban poverty reduction in Latin America Ashgate, Aldershot, 163 pp.

Chapters

Gutberlet, J. (2018). Waste in the City: Challenges and Opportunities for Urban Agglomerations, Urban Agglomeration, (Ed.), InTech, DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.72047. Available from: https://www.intechopen.com/books/urban-agglomeration/waste-in-the-city-challenges-and-opportunities-for-urban-agglomerations

Gutberlet J., Jayme de Oliveira B. & Tremblay C. (2016) Arts-Based and Participatory Action Research with Recycling Cooperatives. Chapter in: Rowell, L. L., Bruce, C., Shosh, J. M.,   Riel, M. (Eds.) Palgrave International Handbook of Action Research, Palgrave Macmillan US. EBook ISBN 978-1-137-40523-4. 10.1057/978-1-137-40523-4, pp. 699-715.

King, M. F., Gutberlet, J. & da Silva, D.M. (2016) Contribuição de cooperativas de reciclagem para a redução de emissão de gases de efeito estufa (Contribution of recycling cooperatives to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions). In: Jaquetto Pereira, B. C. & Lira Goes, F. (Org), Catadores de materiais recicláveis: um encontro nacional. Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada (Ipea). ISBN 978-85-7811-267-7, pp. 507-536.

Gutberlet, J.; Baeder, A. M.; Pontuschka, N. N.; Felipone, S. M. N.; dos Santos, T. L. F. & de Souza, M. A. (2016). Pesquisa-ação em educação ambiental e saúde dos catadores: Estudo de caso realizado com integrantes de cooperativas de coleta seletiva e reciclagem na Região Metropolitana de São Paulo, Brasil (Action research for environmental education and occupational health: A study with members of recycling cooperatives in metropolitan São Paulo). In: Jaquetto Pereira, B. C. & Lira Goes, F. (Org), Catadores de materiais recicláveis: um encontro nacional. Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada (Ipea). ISBN 978-85-7811-267-7, pp. 201-216.

Gutberlet, J. & Tremblay, C. (2015) Peace and social inclusion: Experiences with recycling cooperatives in Brazil and Canada. In: MacPherson, I. & Paz, Y. The Relevance of Co- operatives to Peace. Edited and published by Joy Emmanuel Edited, pp. 213-220.

Rodrigues, G., A. Azevedo, and J. Gutberlet. (2015). Parcerias Público-Privadas no Tratamento de Resíduos Sólidos. Opções e impactos socioambientais no Caso de São Bernardo do Campo/SP (Public-private partnerships in solid waste disposal. The Case of São Bernardo City). In Serie Ciclo de Debates Alianças Público-Privadas para o Desenvolvimento: Experiências brasileiras e desafios para fortalecimento de Alianças Público-Privadas para o Desenvolvimento. Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento. Brasília: IDB, ISBN: 978-85-99515-20-4, pp. 173–-187.

Gutberlet, J. & Donoso, M. (2015). Zero waste: climate mitigation and poverty reduction with cooperative recycling. In: Hirsch, T., Lottje, C. & Netzer, N. (Eds.) Exploring Sustainable Low Carbon Development Pathways. Pioneers of Change. 21 good practices for sustainable low   carbon   development   in   developing   countries.   Electronic   ed.:   Berlin: Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung. ISBN 978-3-95861-285-3 http://library.fes.de/pdf- files/iez/11664.pdf, pp. 25-37.

Tremblay, C.; Gutberlet, J. & Bonatti M. (2015) Celebrating Community-University Research Partnerships: Experiences in Brazil. In: Hall, B.; Tandon, R. & Tremblay, C. (Eds.), Strengthening community university research partnerships: global perspectives. Victoria: University of Victoria and PRIA, ISBN 978-1-55058-562 -9. pp. 73-94.

Gutberlet, J., Tremblay, C. & Moraes, C. S. V. (2014). The community based research tradition in Latin America. In: Higher Education and community based research, Edited by Munch, Mellrath, Hall, B. and Tandon, R., London: Palgrave Macmillian Publishers, ISBN 9781137385277. pp. 167-246

Gutberlet, J. & Baeder, A. (2014). A educação participativa e inclusão social de catadores de materiais recicláveis (Participatory education and social inclusionof informal recyclers). In: Loschiavo dos Santos, M. C., Walker, S. & Lopes Francelino Gonçalves, S. (Eds.): Design, Resíduo & Dignidade, São Paulo: Editora Olhares. ISBN 978-85-62114-35-9, pp. 419-436

Gutberlet, J. & Baeder, A. (2014). Community-based education and social inclusion of informal and organized recyclers in resource recovery. In: Loschiavo dos Santos, M. C., Walker, S. & Lopes Francelino Gonçalves, S. (Eds.): Design, Waste & Dignity, São Paulo: Editora Olhares. ISBN 978-85-62114-35-9. pp. 411-427.

Gutberlet, J. (2014). Replenishing the earth through informal and cooperative recycling. In: Bardi, U. (Ed.) Extracted. How the quest for mineral wealth is plundering the planet: a report to the Club of Rome. Vermont: Chelsea Green Publishing, ISBN 978-1603585415. pp. 218-224.

Gutberlet, J. (2013). Informal cooperative recyclers tackle global environmental challenges. In: ISSC and UNESCO (2013), World Social Science Report 2013, Changing Global Environments, OECD Publishing and UNESCO Publishing, Paris, ISBN 978-92-3-104254-6. pp.: 326-332.

Gutberlet, J. (2013). Suffizienz und Wertstoffrückgewinnung statt Rohstoffverschwendung (Sufficiency resource recovery instead of waste). In: Bardi, U. (Ed.) Der geplünderte Planet. Die Zukunft des Menschen im Zeitalter schwindender Ressourcen. Oekom, Muenchen, ISBN 978 -3-86581-410-4. pp. 295-302.

Gutberlet, J. (2011). Waste to Energy, Wasting Resources and Livelihoods, Integrated Waste Management - Volume I, Mr. Sunil Kumar (Ed.), InTech, DOI: 10.5772/17195. Available from: https://www.intechopen.com/books/integrated-waste-management-volume-i/waste-to-energy-wasting-resources-and-livelihoods

Gutberlet, J. (2010). Participatory video for empowerment. In: D. Clover, B. Jayme, S. Follen, B. Hall (3rd Ed), The Nature of Transformation. Published by Department of Adult Education, Community Development, and Counselling Psychology, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education/University of Toronto ISBN 0-919971-35-0. pp. 121–125.