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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Stats « Waste pickers Around the World (WAW)

  • WAW in numbers
  • 423 Number of organizations in the data base
  • 5 Number of organizations that are Waste Picker Organizations (North America)
  • 0 Waste pickers in waste picker organizations

Organizational Reach number of organizations (%)

Local (100%)

5 (100%)

(Total organizations formed by waste pickers: 5)

100%

Type of organization number of organizations (%)

Cooperative (20%)

1 (20%)

Association (20%)

1 (20%)

Community based organization (20%)

1 (20%)

Non profit organization (20%)

1 (20%)

(Total organizations formed by waste pickers: 5)

1 (20%)
1 (20%)
1 (20%)
1 (20%)

Country number of organizations (%)

Canada: 3

United States of America: 2

Type of members number of organizations (%)

Members are waste pickers 5 (100%)

Members are multi sector 2 (40%)

Members employ waste pickers 1 (20%)

Waste picker support organization 1 (20%)

Occupation of members number of organizations (%)

Waste pickers 5 (100%)

Itinerant workers 1 (20%)

Year Formed number of organizations

Not known

2007

4
1

Year Registered number of organizations

Not known

5

Materials collected number of organizations

Activities number of organizations

Collecting materials

Collection of recyclables

Community sale of materials

Community storage of materials

Selling materials

1
1
1
1
1

Workplace of Members number of organizations

Sorting center

1

What kind of relationship exists with the municipality? number of organizations

Languages number of organizations

English

French

Spanish

4
2
1