Tag: recyclers’ rights

Waste Picker News Dec 16 2012

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(ENGLISH) INDIA. “India has not scored well on financial inclusion of the poor, says RBI Deputy Governor.” The Hindu (December 08, 2012). Addressing the gathering Arbind Singh of NIDAN argued that an inclusive society ensures financial inclusion of self-employed micro-entrepreneurs like street vendors, construction workers, domestic workers, waste pickers as they remain vulnerable to social… Read more »

Waste Picker News Dec 14 2012

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(PORTUGUÊS) BRASIL. “Evento em São Paulo reuniu 1.500 catadores.” O Progresso (30 novembro 2012). Cooperativas defenderam o acesso a cartas de crédito para negociar com empresas. BRASIL. “Comissão criada para auxiliar catadores de lixo faz primeira reunião.” Midia Max News (3 dezembro 2012). O vereador Athayde Nery (PPS), Defensoria Pública e representantes dos catadores de… Read more »

Waste Picker News Nov 15 2012

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(ENGLISH) PALESTINE. “Scavenging in the Gaza Strip.” NBC Photo Blog (8 November 2012). A young Palestinian boy carries a bag with scavenged plastic on a dump site outside Gaza City on Nov. 8, 2012. The site is just a few hundred meters away from the Israeli border and the workers have to be careful not… Read more »