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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… Read more »

Waste Picker News 8 December 2013

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(English) INDIA. The Good Road. The Indian Express (9 December 2013) by Suhas Palshikar. However, in a new initiative, SwaCH, an autonomous enterprise that provides front-end waste management services to the citizens of Pune, and ProtoPrint, a social enterprise based in India, have collaborated to resolve the problems of waste pickers. GHANA. New E-Waste Model Facility Developed… Read more »

Atualização: o Estudo de Monitoramento da Economia Informal

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by Imraan Valodia A WIEGO e seus parceiros do Cidades Inclusivas estão envolvidas em um Estudo de Monitoramento da Economia Informal (IEMS, em inglês) que é longitudinal, plurianual e cobre dez municípios. O IEMS combina métodos de pesquisa qualitativos e quantitativos para fornecer uma compreensão aprofundada de como três grupos de trabalhadores informais urbanos –… Read more »

Waste Picker News 24 November 2013

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(English) INDIA. “Real solutions or just fluff? Congress and AAP manifestos sound more like fairytales!” Daily Bhaskar (21 November 2013). As the state assembly elections in Delhi is approaching near, the political parties are trying hard to woo voters with every possible promises, as if realistic or unrealistic do not matter. PARAGUAY. “Landfillharmonic: Because Ultimately… Read more »

Waste Picker News 10 November 2013

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Waste pickers

(English) SOUTH AFRICA. “300 job cut hits waste pickers in South Africa.” Spy Ghana (9 November 2013). Despite South Africa’s waste management legislation stipulating that incineration be the last resort in waste disposal, approximately 300 waste pickers on the Chloorkop landfill in Kempton Park are set to lose their jobs as a result of Enviroserve’s… Read more »