Essential support for Waste Pickers during the COVID-19 pandemic

Hundreds of thousands of informal waste management sector workers including waste pickers have been affected by covid-19 across the world. They are now in a precarious situation, with both their health and livelihoods at stake. In many countries, the work of waste pickers has been temporarily banned, preventing them from earning a minimum wage to survive. WIEGO has compiled a very useful list of fundraising campaigns to support waste pickers. Learn more: