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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Red Nacional de Recicladores de Bolivia

Santa Cruz, Bolivia

Website: redsantacruz.org

Primary information

Year formed
2008
Language
Spanish
Number of groups
6
Number of members
1000
Type of members
Members are waste picker organizations, Members are waste pickers
Occupation of members
Waste pickers
Type of Organization
Network of cooperatives
Organizational Reach
National
Workplace of members
Door to door, Street
Organization Structure
Membership based Associations in Santa Cruz, Villa Montes,Sucre, Montero. La Paz, Potosi,Oruro,Cochabamba
Objectives
Recycling, strengthen unity and cohesion amongst waste pickers, recognition of waste pickers
Affiliations
Redlacre
Women composition
78,0%

Benefits

Services

What kind of relationship exists with the municipality?
Integrated into formal systems of source segregation
How is the relationship with the municipality?
Excellent and/or friendly
Activities
Community sale of materials, Community storage of materials, Special collections from large generators of waste

Complementary Information

Information Source
WORD 4/11/2012, RedLacre 2012

Comments / Narrative

168 members in 10 Cooperatives, 46% between 40 and 65 years, 74% without a house.



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