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Waste Pickers News Oct 10 2012

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Waste Pickers

PORTUGUÊS BRASIL. “Agenda inclui catadores de lixo.” Jornal Dia Dia (4 outubro 2012) por Paulo de Araújo. Governo quer estimular a implantação da Coleta Seletiva Solidária e contribuir para a implantação da Política Nacional de Resíduos Sólidos. BRASIL. “Associação de Catadores do Coqueiral recebe apoio da Emsurb.” Plenário (4 outubro 2012). Atenta à quantidade de… Read more »

Waste Pickers News Oct 3 2012

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Waste pickers India

ENGLISH INDIA. “Trash-to-Energy plan worries New Delhi ragpickers.” Associated Press (21 September 2012) by Gareth Conde. Leaning on a battered set of scales while flies swarmed his piles of trash, Akbar said he wasn’t demanding much: “All I want is continued access to waste.” UNITED STATES. “Clinton Global Initiative Announces Sustainable Waste Foundation.” Environmental Leader… Read more »

Top Five Publications of the Week

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Top Five Publications on the Informal Economy

Top 5 downloads for Oct 1-5 2012 from our resources at Inclusive Cities 1.  Sinha, Shalini and Sally Roever. 2011. India’s National Policy on Urban Street Vendors. WIEGO Policy Brief (Urban Policies) No. 2. 2.  The Only School We Have:  Learning from Organizing Experiences Across the Informal Economy. Compiled and edited by Christine Bonner and David Spooner. 2012. 3…. Read more »

Photo of the Week, June 13 2012

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  As the UN Conference on Sustainable Development Rio+20 approaches, our photo of the week highlights the importance of waste pickers in fighting climate change — especially when they work in fair conditions as is the case in the Coopersoli waste picker cooperative in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.  Tomorrow, we’ll be hosting a twitter page following the Rio+… Read more »

Novo! Boletim resíduos Picker em Português

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Nossos parceiros na Aliança Global de Catadores só lançaram versão para impressão nova de seu boletim Primavera de 2012 em Espanhol, Inglês, Francês e Português. O boletim contém informações sobre eventos, iniciativas e sucessos que a Aliança permitem ou participado para ajudar a organizar, defender e aumentar a solidariedade para catadores em todo o mundo…. Read more »