GLOBAL ALLIANCE OF WASTE PICKERS
GLOBAL ALLIANCE OF
WASTE PICKERS
The Global Alliance of Waste Pickers is a networking process supported by WIEGO, among thousands of waste picker organizations with groups in more than 28 countries covering mainly Latin America, Asia and Africa.
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December 01, 2010


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Waste pickers of the world and their allies are fighting to save our planet in Cancun. Working most often without public support these informal workers are responsible for high rates of recycling in most developing countries. Over the next days we will be sharing here some personal stories and the struggles of some of these environmental agents. Stay with us, Sonia Dias

Catadores do mundo inteiro e seus aliados estão em Cancun lutando para salvar nosso planeta. Trabalhando em sua maioria sem suporte público estes trabalhadores informais são os responsáveis pelos altos índices de reciclagem na maiorias dos países em desenvolvimento. Nos próximos dias estaremos compartilhando algumas histórias de vida e luta de alguns desses agents ambientais. Siga-nos aqui, Sonia Dias