Press release: Waste pickers from 30 countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America gather for the First Global Workshop of Waste Pickers
On April 25th, waste pickers from Latin America and Africa made field visits during the National Convention of Waste Pickers. They visited residential buildings using SWaCH’s door to door collection as well as composting projects and biogas plants.
A two day Consultation on Integrating Waste pickers in Solid Waste Management concluded today. In a unique effort, the Consultation brought together 21 municipal officials from 17 municipalities and 300 waste picker delegates on a common platform.