At least 15 million people around the world depend upon waste picking and the recovery of resources from waste for their livelihoods. Recovering waste resources through re-use, recycling, and composting serves to create many more jobs than waste incinerators and landfills.

News and Current Campaigns

Anything but Reduction: The American Chemistry Cou... Wednesday, May 23, 2018--This month, the American Chemistry Council, representing the plastic producers most responsible for the plastic pollution cri...
Recycling is Not Enough GAIA, with the help of core partners around the globe, did extensive research on the state of plastic recycling worldwide, and the immediate and poten...
MÉXICO: DECLARACIÓN DEL TERCER ENCUENTRO INTERNACI... 26 de noviembre de 2017. Reunidos en Apaxco, Estado de México, comunidades de los estados de Hidalgo, Morelos, Puebla, México, Ciudad de México, San L...
Carpets and Cancer: In Honor of Breast Cancer Awar... It’s Time for Carpet Manufacturers to Disclose their Toxic Secrets: In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month Miriam Gordon, Global Alliance for In...