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Waste Picker News March 31 2013

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(ENGLISH) INDIA. “Pimpri Chinchwad municipal corporation agrees to look into waste pickers’ demands.” Times of India (March 31, 2013) by Manish Umbrajkar. A press release issued by KKPKP said that Pardeshi examined the documents and the evidence that have been submitted to the civic body. “The commissioner instructed the labour welfare officer to hand over… Read more »

Dios es mi despertador

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    Recién publicado en español  — Dios es mi despertador !  Doña Maria Brás fue una fuerza incansable en la lucha de los recicladores en Brasil para superar la persecución y ganar respeto y seguridad como miembros de empresas cooperativas.

Refusing to be Cast Aside

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  Today’s Featured Publication: Refusing to be Cast Aside: Waste Picker’s Organizing Around the World “I Am Not Ashamed to be a Waste Picker”   Today’s feature publication, Refusing to be Cast Aside: Waste Pickers Organizing Around the World, by Melanie Sampson, highlights the challenges and triumphs common in waste pickers’ lives.  February and March… Read more »