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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 7 2012

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ENGLISH ARGENTINA. “Argentina: Best Solutions for Recycling and Managing of Solid Waste.” The World Bank (29 October 2012). With 620,000 permanent residents, around 9 million tourists a year and a landfill collapsed after 20 years of use, the city of Mar del Plata needed a sustainable solution to deal with the accumulation of thousands of… Read more »

Waste Picker News November 1 2012

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(ENGLISH) GLOBAL. “Focus on Waste Pickers.” Wash Plus Weekly (19 October 2012). This week’s issue contains reports, videos and blog posts that discuss the health, environmental and other issues that affect waste pickers. According to the Global Alliance of Waste Pickers, the term “waste pickers” can be broadly defined as people who reclaim reusable and… Read more »

Waste Picker News Oct 18 2012

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ESPAÑOL ARGENTINA. “Por el plan de separación de residuos, los supermercados cobran las bolsas.” La Nacion (9 octubre 2012) por Laura Rocha. El 75% de los porteños las usa para sacar la basura; ahora habrá empaques de dos colores, para deshechos secos y húmedos; el gobierno espera este año reducir a la mitad su utilización…. Read more »