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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November 25, 2011


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Flocks of birds were circling overhead when we visited one of the four largest landfills in Pretoria, the executive capital of South Africa. We watched as they made sudden occasional dives into the piles of garbage for worms or bits of food.

Actually, these feathered creatures were not the only ones obtaining a meal or making a living out of the mountains of rubbish …  Read more

Tzu Chi, Recycling in South Africa