Global Alliance of Waste Pickers Newsletter

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In November, Inclusive Cities ally the Global Alliance of Waste Pickers released the 8th edition of the Global Alliance of Waste Pickers newsletter, “Struggles and Victories: Waste Pickers on the Frontline.” In this three-month edition, they share a few highlights from waste pickers around the globe.

  • In South Africa, SAWPA called on their government to put an end to incineration projects.
  • In the Dominican Republic, waste pickers raised their voices about the dangers they face at a landfill.
  • In Brazil, dumpsite workers continue to fight for their rights to compensation and inclusion, and against incineration.
  • The organized waste pickers of the Uruguaiana landfill saw victory after a successful solidarity campaign. 

Read the full newsletter here.