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Country Argentina

June 11, 2015

Translated by Carlos Velásquez

encuentro cartoneros

From January 23rd until February 1st, 2015, the Argentine Federation of Waste Pickers (FACyR – CTEP for its acronym in Spanish) conducted its First Popular Training for waste pickers, cart drivers and recyclers from all over the country. The Training took place at the National School of Community Organization and Popular Economy (ENOCEP for its acronym in Spanish), located in San Martín de los Andes, Neuquén Province. The initial training course counted with the participation of 22 delegates from more than 10 of the 40 Cooperatives and associations from all over the country that comprise the FACyR. Read full article (in Spanish).