Let waste pickers work in Porto Alegre
International Live streaming: Waste Pickers Organization in the World
Municipality of Leme is Forced to Regularize Selective Collection after Judicial Decision
An interview with Marleninha, Coordinator of ASMAC
We say no to postponing the closure of open dumps in Brazil
Deputy André Moura is trying to extend another eight years the deadline for municipalities across Brazil to close their open dumps. Municipalities have already had four years to conform to the national law.
Another waste picker dies and municipalities insist on keeping dumpsites open
On September 2nd, a waste picker died in a work-related accident at the Estrutural dumpsite in Brasília. Chico Moura, 57, who worked at the Estrutural dump for 25 years, was buried and then crushed by the machines that cover the waste at the dumpsite.
Brazilian waste pickers submit inclusive recycling proposal to the government
On August 22, during the opening of the National Conference on Technologies for the Inclusion of Waste Pickers, held at the University of Brasilia, the national movement of waste pickers (MNCR) officially submitted to Minister of the Environment Gilberto Carvalho the proposal for the National Program for Investment in Popular Recycling (PRONAREP).
In São Paulo, women waste pickers host a conference to strengthen leadership
About 225 women waste pickers connected to the Brazilian Waste Pickers’ Movement (MNCR) participated in August in the first statewide conference for women waste pickers.