Tag: waste pickers

Weekly News Roundup: Catadores/ Waste Pickers

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NOTÍCIAS DA SEMANA By WIEGO Waste Sector Specialist, Sonia Dias (@DiaSoniaDias) ESPAÑOL MEXICO. Dan prórroga a recicladoras. AM.com (18 Oct 2011) por Trinidad Jose Mendez, Evlyn Cervantes Silva y Esqueda Carolina. Los recicladores tienen seis meses para regularizarse, gracias a un acuerdo de sus dirigentes con el Municipio. PERU. Municipalidad de Huamanga empadrona a 30… Read more »

Association of Recyclers, Bogota (ARB) Need Your Support

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Urgent email from recicbogota@gmail.com The Association of Recyclers in Bogota (ARB) is asking for the support of their wastepickers/recycler comrades around the world, as well as allies and NGOs. They are meeting in Bogota’s courthouse Tuesday, October 11. They want to present government leaders with signatures, showing they have international support for their cause. They… Read more »

Weekly News Roundup: Waste Pickers/Catadores

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NOTÍCIAS DA SEMANA CATADORES By WIEGO Waste Sector Specialist, Sonia Dias @DiaSoniaDias ENGLISH COLOMBIA. “Member Profile: Asociación de Recicladores de Bogotá (ARB)”. GAIA Website (02/10/11). Por Cecilia Allen. ARB has achieved an impressive level of organization in Bogota, and currently negotiates contracts with the private and public sectors INDIA. “Waste pickers’ children who underwent vocational… Read more »

Weekly News Roundup: Waste Pickers/Catadores

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NOTÍCIAS DA SEMANA By WIEGO Waste Sector Specialist, Sonia Dias (@DiaSoniaDias) SEWA’s Waste Picker Members and Climate Change. Silent Eco Friends profiles SEWA and waste picker´s roles in climate change. PORTUGUÊS “MNCR realiza manifestação contra despejos”. Quatro cooperativas terão de desocupar terrenos da Prefeitura de São Paulo. Os trabalhadores dizem que não têm para onde… Read more »