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 06, 2011


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DURBAN – Representatives of the organisation demonstrated yesterday outside Durban’s Inkosi Albert Luthuli convention centre where the COP17 climate talks are being held.

They said waste pickers struggled to make ends meet because they sold the material they collected at ridiculously low prices to middlemen who made a fortune. Read more