News

Date:
12 April 2016
Country:
Colombia
Title:
Talking trash: Bogotá's recyclers fight for justice
Publication:
Deutsche Welle (DW)
Reporter:
Stern, Rachel.
Description:

Nohra Padilla was 7 years old when she began working at the foot of a municipal landfill in the Colombian capital, Bogotá. Every day, she sifted through mountains of trash to find plastic, metal and other scrap materials to sell, contributing to what had become her family's livelihood after fleeing violence in rural Colombia.

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