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First Taste of Solidarity: Serbian Waste-Picker attending Global Waste Picker Conference in India

posted on 5 June 2012 by Anonymous

Pune, India - April 28

Today was the second day of the First Global Workshop of Waste Pickers, hosted by the SWaCH cooperative and the KKPKP union on behalf of the Global Alliance of Waste Pickers. Waste picker...

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Dutch waste collectors on strike

posted on 15 July 2010 by verele

It has been a mess for over a whole week in the streets of Amsterdam and Utrecht. The waste collectors and street sweepers decided to go on a strike for better wages. The start of the strike was well chosen as it was the first of May directly after...

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Recycling Plan Will Affect Informal Waste Collectors

posted on 8 October 2010 by Anonymous

Johannesburg — PLASTIC and packaging companies in the short term aim to recycle at least 50% of all products, in line with government's waste-management strategy, but this could threaten the livelihoods of more than 30 000 people working...

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UK's Premier Business Waste Exchange

posted on 14 April 2012 by Anonymous

The Cheltenham Borough Council via...

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The European Parliament votes in favour of almost Zero Waste for 2020!

posted on 28 June 2012 by Sameera

Today -24th May 2012- the European Parliament (EP) passed a resolution on a Resource Efficient Europe which, if implemented, could put the EU on the road for Zero Waste for 2020.


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Bank Loan Secures Recycling Jobs in Namibia

posted on 6 July 2012 by Sameera

29 March 2011

Namibian recycling company, Wilco Recycling, which compacts material for export to South Africa, has...

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Bringing recycling to the Windhoek community

posted on 6 July 2012 by Sameera

April 2009

A new initiative to encourage the Windhoek residents to recycle their waste has taken off in their community. Recycling stations placed
in spots regularly visited make it easy to recycle their glass, metal, paper and...

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Ambitious recycling plan launched

posted on 6 July 2012 by Sameera

29 February 2012

The lanfill sites in Windhoek are filling rapidly but each resident can help by recycling their refuse. By recycling people are helping in putting valuable materials back into the manufacturing stream and this helps to...

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