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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Recicladores de Bogotá: Mensaje de Silvio Ruiz Grisales, reciclador

apreciados y queridas el tema ha estado al dia en la agenda publica, favor leer y difundir saludos silvio ruiz grisales Reciclador Congreso cita a control político a Petro por rec...

News round-Up * Noticias de la semana * Notícias da semana (1 Nov)

ENGLISH  “Focus on Waste Pickers.” Wash Plus Weekly (19 October 2012). This week’s issue contains reports, videos and blog posts that discuss the health, environmental and o...

News round-Up/Noticias de la semana/Noticias da semana – Sept.3

ENGLISH INDIA. “The economy and politics of solid waste in Delhi: A Rotten deal for ragpickers.” The Gobar Times (15 August 2012). It’s a part of the CCC, folks. I am referri...

News Round-Up/Noticias de la semana (español, português, english)

ESPAÑOL BARCELONA. “Trias esboza una cooperativa para los africanos que recogen hierro.” El País (7 abril 2012) por Camilo S. Baquero. El problema de los cientos de subsaha...

“Works not Waste — Visions for a Green Economy” (Huffington Post)

India – 2 May 2012 - The Rio+20 meeting is just a few weeks away. Sitting here in India’s sixth largest city, Pune, there is evidence of deep transformation since the l...

“Waste pickers have a field day in city” (Indian Express)

INDIA – 26 April 2012 - A week-long convention, involving as many as 500 waste pickers from over 30 cities across India and countries like Nepal, Cambodia, Bangladesh, Indone...

“Not a wasted vigil” (Pune Mirror)

INDIA – 26 April 2012 On Wednesday, local ragpickers and some from other Indian cities got a whiff of modern techniques that make life easier for their counterparts in other ...

Weekly News Round-Up/Noticias de la Semana/Noticias da Semana (april/abril 16)

Check the new type of News Round-up. One single post with all the news regarding waste pickers. Read it here in the blog or subscribe to the News Round-up newsletter.

Weekly News Round-Up – Noticias de la Semana 10 April / abril 2012

Check the new type of News Round-up. One single post with all the news regarding waste pickers. Read it here in the blog or subscribe to the News Round-up newsletter.


Weekly News Round-Up/Noticias de la Semana – 4 April/abril 2012

Check the new type of News Round-up. One single post with all the news regarding waste pickers. Read it here in the blog or subscribe to the News Round-up newsletter.

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“Activists to fight for pension rights of daily wagers” (Daily News & Analysis)

Activists to fight for pension rights of daily wagers Daily News & Analysis, India. 24 Feb 2012. The members of Kagad Kach Patra Kashtakari Panchayat (KKPKP) and SWaCH will pa...

“Rivas enfrenta primera protesta; pepenadores exigen derechos” (Debate)

Mexico – 23 feb 2012 - Leer “Rivas enfrenta primera protesta; pepenadores exigen derechos” 

“Celebran en Nicaragua el ‘Primer Encuentro Centroamericano de Recicladores’” (Milenio)

Nicaragua – 20 feb 2012 - En la ciudad de Managua se lleva a cabo el encuentro entre “chatarreros” o “basureros” de América Latina que buscan el reconocimiento ofici...

“Buscan recicladores latinoamericanos en Nicaragua mejoras laborales” (Impacto Diario)

Nicaragua – 21 feb 2012 - Recicladores latinoamericanos reunidos hoy en Nicaragua demandaron mejores condiciones laborales, ingresos, acceso a la seguridad social y visibilid...

“Recicladores latinoamericanos inician foro en busca de formalizar su labor” (Informador)

Nicaragua – 20 feb 2012 - La Red Latinoamericana y del Caribe de Recicladores inició hoy en Nicaragua su VI cumbre anual, con miras a formalizar sus labores e intercambiar e...

“Recicladores uruguayos en cumbre de Latinoamérica” (El Diario)

Nicaragua – 21 feb 2012 - La Red Latinoamericana y del Caribe de Recicladores inició hoy en Nicaragua su VI cumbre anual, con miras a formalizar sus labores e intercambiar e...

“Coleta seletiva nos camarotes promove a sustentabilidade no Carnaval” (Tribuna da Bahia)

Brasil – 20 fev 2012 - Cinquenta camarotes instalados nos circuitos da folia participam de um projeto piloto, pioneiro em Salvador, de coleta seletiva de resíduos secos reci...

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