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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Movimiento Nacional de Recicladores de Chile (MNRCH)

Santiago de Chile, Chile

Primary information

Year formed
2007
Registered in
2010
Formally registered
On
Language
Spanish
Number of groups
42
Number of members
5300
Type of members
Members are waste picker organizations, Members are waste pickers
Occupation of members
Waste pickers
Type of Organization
Movement
Organizational Reach
National
Workplace of members
Door to door, Dumpsite, Landfill, Sorting center, Street
Membership
No
Organization Structure
President, secretario, tesorero, directorio, comité de ética, comité de cuentas, direcgtores suplentes. Deprecated: Cooperative Federation, mbos, ngos, political activists
Objectives
Recognition of waste pickers
Education and training
Waste management
Partnering organizations
Fundación Avina, empresas, Fundación Reciclaje Incluisov, Chile Sustentable
Affiliations
Redlacre
Internal elections
Every 4 years
Women composition
60%

Social networking sites

Facebook
Twitter


Benefits

Member benefits
Id cards

Services

Types of materials
Bottles, Metals, Paper and cardboard, Plastics
Are they selling to middlemen?
Yes
Activities
Collection of recyclables, Community sale of materials, Community storage of materials, New items made from collected materials, Selling materials, Sorting waste
Treatmet of organic materials
Composting

Complementary Information

Information source
WORD 10/12/2009, RedLacre 2012

Comments / Narrative

A qué se dedica: puerta a puerta, recolección en vertedero, recolección en ruta callejera.


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