Integrating Informal Workers into Selective Waste Collection: The Case of Belo Horizonte, Brazil

By:
Sonia Dias
Date:
  • Subtitle: WIEGO Policy Brief (Urban Policies) No 4

This brief details the evolution of public policy responses to one category of informal waste workers – collectors of recyclables – in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. It also provides details on the current system and the nature and structure of a key element of the Belo Horizonte model: waste picker cooperatives.

Integrating Informal Workers into Selective Waste Collection

 

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