Indonesian Waste-pickers in a Dire Situation due to the COVID-19 Lock-down
The Manual for Social Entitlements for Waste Pickers is out by Alliance of Indian Waste-pickers
Informal or Formal, Waste Recovery in Bhutan is an Uphill Climb
Scoping Exercise on Gender & Rights with RENAREC
Portraits of ‘Gender and Waste’ in Belo Horizonte
Gender and Waste Recycling: A Toolkit for Teachers, Researchers and Practitioners
Safe and Sustainable Recycling: Protecting Workers who Protect the Planet
Waste Pickers Around the World database launched on Waste Pickers’ Day 2015
The Occupational Health of Waste Pickers in Pune
This report from the union of waste pickers, KKPKP, in Pune, India details the interventions of the union to improve the health of their members, including the setting up of a municipally funded health insurance scheme, health advocacy and the use of trust hospitals.
Report: National Green Assembly on waste legislation and waste pickers
Rag Pickers are the backbone of a neat and beautiful metropolis. The green workers manage entire trash of urban locates around the globe. However, their contribution to the city’s waste management remains unrecognized. Vulnerability is exacerbated by the municipal solid waste management rules 2013.
SAFAI SENA: The newsletter “Safainama: Voice of Waste Pickers” is available!
Check out Safai Sena’s first newsletter in English: “Safainama: Voice of Waste Pickers.”
Presente! Waste pickers participated in this year’s ILO Conference
Waste picker representatives from Brazil, Colombia and India were part of the WIEGO delegation at the 102th International Labour Conference in Geneva to bring attention to waste picking and recycling as a key sector for green jobs and sustainable development. Together with WIEGO colleagues, the delegates actively participated in the discussions that took place between June 5th and 20th and engaged in discussions with other groups and key players. For the waste picker delegation, this year’s Conference was the first step in a long process of establishing a voice and presence in the ILO.