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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Waste Wise Trust

Bangalore, India

Website: msss.in

Primary information

Year formed
2003
Language
English
Number of members
856
Type of members
Waste picker support organization
Occupation of members
Street sweepers, Waste collectors, Waste pickers
Type of Organization
Cooperative, Non governmental organization, Self-help group
Organizational Reach
Local
Workplace of members
Collection from companies, Street
Objectives
Rights, dignity and welfare of workers, improve working conditions, improve prices of recycled materials, recognition of waste pickers, skills upgrading, improve livelihoods
Women composition

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Benefits

Member benefits
Occupational health & safety

Services

Activities
Selling materials, Waste collection, Waste sorting

Complementary Information

Information source
WORD 9/7/2010, AIW 2013

Comments / Narrative

Provides sanitation facilities for slum dwellers and related activities to improve the existing conditions of waste pickers.


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