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World Bank Report 'What a Waste': LINK

World Bank (/SWRI) Taxonomy: LINK


These are the measures of the activities and the performance of the waste pickers. These metrics help to understand and classify the effects of different organizing and financial models utilized by waste pickers. Metrics quantify the financial and social impact that the waste pickers’ activities have in their society. 

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