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Waste Pickers' Activities


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First Global Strategic Workshop of Waste Pickers - Inclusive Waste Management Last Updated on 2012-08-09 17:10:11 report-pune2012_120708_a More »
Valuing Waste Last Updated on 2012-07-24 20:06:05 This was a joint capstone project undertaken by Alli Zomer, Sadie Paschke and Serene Zhou from the Humphrey Institue of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota under the guidance of Peercy Chavanne, Allison Naman, Juliana Seidel, and Jay Bowman. The project was a product of the Cason Family Foundation's research initiatives to encourage informal waste recycling. Additional guidance and overall monitoring was provided by Roxanne Cason and Ranjith Annepu of the Cason Family Foundation.   Cason Capstone Valuing Waste More »
Talking Trash on SocialEdge.Org Last Updated on 2012-04-09 04:34:09 More »
SEWA's Waste picker Members and Climate Change Last Updated on 2011-09-14 07:23:48 More »
Counterbalance, Chintan Last Updated on 2011-09-07 00:00:00 Every day, tens of thousands of waste pickers and waste recyclers in Delhi earn their income from collecting, selling, and recycling trash. Their work, measured to be highly efficient, has not only been undervalued but even marginalized with the introduction of large private companies. This is the true story of two municipalities in Delhi: one that has incorporated the work of the waste recyclers as part of the formal waste system, while the other has taken another direction.   More »