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.

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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...
Congressional briefing on Zero Waste Development &... In a major step for zero waste efforts nationally, Congressman Keith Ellison has introduced the Zero Waste Development & Expansion Act of 2017 (HR...