Waste pickers in Chile and Madrid stand up for the Earth
Following its cancellation in Chile, the COP25 was held at its new location in Madrid, and both waste pickers and members of the WIEGO Network joined the activists at events simult...
En esperant une bonne journée du 1er mars 2013 a tous les recuperateurs en lutte!
Wishing a happy March 1st: Global Waste Pickers’ Day to all waste pickers in the struggle!
The profession of biffins (“waste picker” in french) has been recognized since 1240, and the right to recover materials since 1670. The biffins are skilled in collecting, repairing and upgrading objects and devices, with ancient expertise in sorting and selling.