Our Care for Waste Workers

Our Care for Waste Workers

Contributed by Iwut Wulandari, YPBB – Indonesia Who makes sure your home’s waste is managed, so you don’t have to litter or burn trash that can produce toxic gases that are harmful to you? It is the waste workers. They make sure that our waste is...
Thanking our waste pickers and workers in time of COVID-19 pandemic

Thanking our waste pickers and workers in time of COVID-19 pandemic

By Edel S. Garingan, GAIA Resource Mobilization Associate for Asia and the Pacific On December 20, 2019, amid the festivities and preparation for the holiday season, when people were already lining up in the malls to buy gifts and are musing about their menus for the...
COVID heroes from India

COVID heroes from India

Videos by Chintan Environmental Research and Action Group At the onset of the COVID-19 crisis, Chintan responded by raising funds to help waste pickers in Delhi, India.  They distributed over 2000+ ration kits in 23 worst hit areas of Delhi, reaching almost 12,500...

Waste workers in the frontline

Contributed by Suchismita Pai, SWaCH Outreach Quit your work or move, when faced with this tough option, Anjana Ghorke chose to move rather than quit. In these times of the Corona Virus when most of us are afraid to move outside our homes and have work-from-home...