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.
Supported by Logo WIEGO
FACYR logo

Federación Argentina de Cartoneros y Recicladores (FACyR)

Buenos Aires, Latin America, Argentina

Website: facyr.org.ar/

Primary information

Language
Spanish
Type of members
Members are waste pickers
Occupation of members
Waste pickers
Type of Organization
Federation
Organizational Reach
National
Workplace of members
Recycling center, Street
Membership
Yes
Objectives
Recycling, fight against discrimination and poverty, build enterprises, improve waste picker living conditions, strengthen unity and cohesion amongst waste pickers, organising collective events, independence, improve livelihoods, income security, food security, develop and promote MBOs
Education and training
Cooperativism & solidarity economy
Funding
Self funded
Women composition

Benefits

Services

Types of materials
Household items
Activities
Recycling, Selling materials, Waste collection, Waste sorting

Complementary Information

Information Source
WORD

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