The Urban Informal Workforce: Waste Pickers/Recyclers

WIEGO, Inclusive Cities
  • IEMS Type: Sector Report

The Urban Informal Workforce: Waste Pickers/RecyclersThese findings are based on research conducted in 2012 as part of the Informal Economy Monitoring Study (IEMS), a project under Inclusive Cities.

The Informal Economy Monitoring Study (IEMS) is designed to provide in-depth understanding of how informal workers are affected by and respond to economic trends, urban policies and practices, value chain dynamics, and other economic and social forces.


Learn more about the Informal Economy Monitoring Study. 

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Informal Economy Theme
Occupational group