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, Chile

Website: recicladoresdechile.cl

Primary information

Year formed
2007
Language
Spanish
Number of groups
37
Number of members
3500
Type of members
Members are waste picker organizations, Members are waste pickers
Occupation of members
Waste pickers
Type of Organization
Movement, Network of cooperatives
Organizational Reach
National
Workplace of members
Door to door, Dumpsite, Landfill
Organization Structure
Cooperative Federation, mbos, ngos, political activists
Objectives
Recognition of waste pickers
Affiliations
Redlacre
Women composition

Benefits

Services

Types of materials
Paper and cardboard, Plastics
Are they selling to middlemen?
Yes
Activities
Community sale of materials, New items made from collected materials
Treatmet of organic materials
Composting

Complementary Information

Information Source
WORD 10/12/2009, RedLacre 2012

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