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Waste Picker News Feb 3 2013

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(ENGLISH) NEPAL. “Pioneer in solid waste management.” The Himalayan Times (January 31, 2013) by Sharada Adhikari. It was during the early 1990s that they started collecting waste from households charging Re 1 per day. And undeterred by any odd and criticism, Thakali with other like-minded women continued their work of waste collection from Kupondole, and… Read more »

Waste Picker News Jan 20 2013

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(ENGLISH) PARAGUAY. “Frontline Online: Is this possibly the most creative use of waste ever?” The Ecologist (January 20, 2013). Once likely waste materials have been garnered from the dump, they are taken to a workshop where skilled craftsmen work their magic: who would’ve thought a battered aluminium salad bowl could become the body of a… Read more »

Waste Picker News Jan 13 2013

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(ENGLISH) ARGENTINA. “Zero Waste: Including Grassroots Recyclers in Buenos Aires, Argentina.” Truth Out  (January 13, 2013) by Maeva Morin and Cecilia Allen. The story of waste management in Buenos Aires illustrates how cartoneros, or grassroots recyclers, have won legal and financial support from the city government. INDIA. “Chennai NGOs campaign for eco-friendly Bhogi this year.”… Read more »

Waste Picker News Dec 30 2012

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(ENGLISH) INDIA. “GVMC to usher in New Year with a cleaner Vizag.” The Hindu (December 30, 2012). In the pilot project, the waste separated into wet and dry at the doorstep of the residents will be collected by the corporation. The garbage from every 50 houses will be collected by a mini vehicle at a… Read more »

Waste Picker News Dec 26 2012

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(ENGLISH) INDIA. “Citizens called upon to help clear waste.” Deccan Herald (December 23, 2012). Waste pickers will visit homes, shops, and commercial centres regularly to collect the waste. Citizens should cooperate by segregating the waste, said Civil Commissioner Dr Ramegowda. INDIA. “Many Postmortems very few solutions.” The Hindu (December 20, 2012) by Kaavya Pradeep Kumar…. Read more »