Tag: catadores de material reciclável

Chronicle of the Struggle for Inclusion: The December 2012 Garbage Crisis in Bogota

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Chronicle of the Struggle for Inclusion: The December 2012 Garbage Crisis in Bogota This video shows organized waste pickers promptly taking action to reduce the impact of the garbage crisis in Bogota and giving an account of the series of unfortunate events and bad decisions that led to it. They also share their struggles and… Read more »

Life and Voices: Marlene Patricia Chacón Cubillo

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By the Global Alliance of Waste Pickers Marlene Patricia Chacón Cubillo lives and works as a recycler in Escazu, a city outside of San Jose, Costa Rica. She is a member of the city’s recycling program, which has municipal support and is run mostly by women. She is one of the proud women recyclers there,… Read more »

Waste Pickers News Oct 10 2012

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Waste Pickers

PORTUGUÊS BRASIL. “Agenda inclui catadores de lixo.” Jornal Dia Dia (4 outubro 2012) por Paulo de Araújo. Governo quer estimular a implantação da Coleta Seletiva Solidária e contribuir para a implantação da Política Nacional de Resíduos Sólidos. BRASIL. “Associação de Catadores do Coqueiral recebe apoio da Emsurb.” Plenário (4 outubro 2012). Atenta à quantidade de… Read more »

Waste Pickers News Oct 3 2012

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Waste pickers India

ENGLISH INDIA. “Trash-to-Energy plan worries New Delhi ragpickers.” Associated Press (21 September 2012) by Gareth Conde. Leaning on a battered set of scales while flies swarmed his piles of trash, Akbar said he wasn’t demanding much: “All I want is continued access to waste.” UNITED STATES. “Clinton Global Initiative Announces Sustainable Waste Foundation.” Environmental Leader… Read more »