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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Metro Manila Linis-Ganda, Inc.

Manila, Philippines

Primary information

Year formed
1983
Registered in
1983
Language
English
Number of groups
17
Number of members
1500
Type of members
Waste picker support organization
Occupation of members
Waste pickers
Type of Organization
Non governmental organization
Organizational Reach
Local
Workplace of members
Street
Objectives
The organization preserves the environment by encouraging the segregation of garbage in the kitchen into: compostable, recyclable, and residual, to reduce air, water, and land pollution, reduce the demand for water and energy used in processing paper, plastics, bottles, and metals, and to save trees in the forest, oil under the sea, iron ore in the mountains, and sand on the beach.
Women composition

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Benefits


Services

Types of materials
Cans, Metals, Paper and cardboard, Plastics

Complementary Information

Information source
WORD, Lucia Fernandez 24/11/2014

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