The International Alliance of Waste Pickers is a union of waste picker organizations representing more than 460,000 workers across 34 countries
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November 29, 2011

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Global Alliance of Waste Pickers group photo

Members of the Global Alliance of Waste Pickers

Durban, South Africa

Thursday, Dec. 1, 10 a.m.

Howard College, Shepstone 4, University of KwaZulu-Natal Waste Pickers reduce greenhouse gas emissions and save raw materials through recycling. They are a real human force to mitigate climate change and offer a necessary alternative to polluting, waste-to-energy technologies. Representatives from the Global Alliance of Waste Pickers will talk about their realities and views on the climate and waste policy situation, including a critical perspective on the CDM and the Green Climate Fund.

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  1. Congratulations from Brazil to all participants at the Durban meeting.

    Comment by Sonia Dias — November 30, 2011 @ 5:37 am