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.