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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Yebo Rekopane Cooperative, Ondestepoort Landfill

Pretoria, South Africa

Primary information

Year formed
2009
Language
English
Number of members
66
Type of members
Members are waste pickers
Type of Organization
Cooperative
Organizational Reach
Local
Objectives
Improve livelihoods, improve prices of recycled materials, strengthen unity and cohesion among waste pickers, invest in technology
Partnering organizations
Pretoria Network, groundWork, WIEGO
Women composition

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Benefits


Services

Types of materials
Plastics
Activities
Buying materials, Selling materials
Challenges to access waste
Lack of education & training, Transportation

Complementary Information

Information source
Africa 2009

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