Life & Voices
Waste pickers collect, sort and process recyclable materials in our cities. This service creates jobs for millions of workers worldwide — an estimated 15 million — and contributes to the conservation of natural resources and energy. Waste pickers offer real solutions towards climate change mitigation and socially inclusive solid waste management.
You can read here a bit about their lives, and get to know the waste picker leaders who have actively participated in the Global Alliance process.