Category: Waste Pickers

Waste Picker News 22 June 2014

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(English) INDIA. App and the city. The Indian Express (22 June 2014) by Saritha Rai. In hi-tech hub Bangalore, which has gone from garden city to garbage city in the span of the last two years, waste-pickers are going digital. ENGLAND. Mr Garbage: the man who will be rifling through rubbish all month for art’s… Read more »

Waste Picker News 8 June 2014

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(English) INDIA. From city streets to Geneva: Waste picker from Pune makes a mark in International Labour Conference. DNA India (6 June 2014) by Sagar Dave. When Suman More, 55, began picking up waste from the streets of Pune about 30 years ago, little did she know that one day she will be addressing delegates… Read more »

SWaCH: Cinco años y sumando

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Recientemente, el socio de Ciudades Inclusivas, SWaCH, un colectivo de recicladores de Pune, India, celebró su 5º cumpleaños. SWaCH continúa siendo importante para los vecinos porque reciben servicios confiables a precios razonables y con rendición de cuentas. para los recicladores porque pueden ganarse la vida de forma digna: no tienen que hurgar en sucios contenedores… Read more »

SWaCH: Five Years and Counting

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Inclusive Cities partner SWaCH, a waste picker collective in Pune, India, has recently celebrated its 5th birthday.  SWaCH continues to be important… to residents because they get reliable services at reasonable cost and with accountability to waste pickers because they can earn a living with dignity — they do not have to get into filthy garbage bins… Read more »

La Alianza Global de Recicladores: No hay fronteras para los que luchan

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También estamos encantados de compartir con ustedesla 9ª edición de “No Hay Fronteras para los que Luchan”, el boletín informativo de la Alianza Global de Recicladores. Un video nuevo de Bogotá muestra la lucha continua de los recicladores organizados por sus derechos, ya adquiridos, como proveedores de servicios. Una carta impactante escrita por recicladoras en… Read more »