GLOBAL ALLIANCE OF WASTE PICKERS
GLOBAL ALLIANCE OF
WASTE PICKERS
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Cooperativa de Servicios de Reciclaje Patacόn

Ciudad de Panama, Panama

Primary information

Year formed
1999
Registered in
2007
Language
Spanish
Number of groups
1
Number of members
25
Type of members
Members are waste pickers
Occupation of members
Waste pickers
Type of Organization
Cooperative
Organizational Reach
Local
Workplace of members
Landfill
Objectives
Recycling, recognition of waste pickers, improve prices of reclycled materials
Women composition

Benefits

Member benefits
Job creation & source of income

Services

Activities
Community sale of materials, Community storage of materials

Complementary Information

Information Source
WORD 4/4/2012, RedLacre 2012

Comments / Narrative

They formed the organization in 1999 as a result of the need to control the work in the Cerro Patacon landfill, to identify themselves as recyclers and because of the need to gather together volumes of material to market it at fair prices.



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