Education and development

Recyclers Become Professionals (Peru). ©UNESCO 2012
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Recyclers Become Professionals (Peru)

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Language(s): Plurilingual: Eng

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Education for sustainable development means learning to get involved. In Peru, in deplorable conditions, the poorest clear rubbish from the streets. An NGO has helped illegal "recyclers" to gather in micro-enterprises. Thus creating improved working conditions and more effective waste management. Recyclers have regained their dignity and pursue a recognized economic activity.

Place/country: Peru,
Series: From Green Economies to Green Societies
Type: Documentary
Credits: Pascal Fayolle, director ; Christian Lamontagne, director ; François Rousset, director ; Lato Sensu Productions, publisher ; Japan Funds-in-Trust, publisher ; UNESCO, Education for Sustainable Development, producer ;
Published in: 2012
Library catalogue(UNESDOC): 217124

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