The International Alliance of Waste Pickers is a networking process supported by WIEGO, among thousands of waste picker organizations with groups in more than 32 countries covering mainly Latin America, Asia and Africa.
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Waste pickers Around the World (WAW)

Waste Pickers' Organizations

  • Waste Pickers' Organizations

Type of Organization

  • Cooperative
  • Association
  • Trade Union
  • Network of cooperatives
  • Movement
  • Federation
  • Federation of cooperatives
  • Self-help group


  • Local
  • Regional
  • National
  • International

WAW is out!

Waste pickers Around the World (WAW), the first global database on waste picker organizations, is ready.
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You can find out more about the WAW Database.