GLOBAL ALLIANCE OF WASTE PICKERS
GLOBAL ALLIANCE OF
WASTE PICKERS
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Cooperativa Centroamérica Limpia

Managua, Nicaragua

Primary information

Year formed
2010
Language
Spanish
Number of members
20
Type of members
Members are waste pickers
Occupation of members
Waste pickers
Type of Organization
Cooperative
Organizational Reach
Local
Workplace of members
Door to door, Street
Objectives
Recycling, recognition of waste pickers, strengthen unity and cohesion among waste pickers
Women composition

Benefits

Services

Activities
Community sale of materials, Community storage of materials, New items made from collected materials, Special collections from large generators of waste

Complementary Information

Information Source
WORD 4/9/2012, RedLacre 2012

Comments / Narrative

The Cooperative was formed in 2010 because of the necessity to use organized ways of making visible the work of recycling in the capital of Nicaragua, uniting a group of recyclers who were working in a dispersed manner.



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