Just Recycling: Video

The Benefits of Informal Waste Pickers: A Video and More 

Just Recycling is a 7-miunute video that examines how informal waste pickers make their cities healthier and more beautiful, lower greenhouse gas emissions, preserve resources and save municipalities a lot of money. Yet despite their environmental and economic contributions, these workers are often overlooked, maltreatedeven  criminalized.

Watch the video to learn more (or see it in Zulu | en español | en français).

Then keep reading to learn more about waste pickers' important contributions.

 

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Samson, Melanie. 2015. Forging a New Conceptualization of “The Public” in Waste Management.

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