Forgotten women’s uplift

News Today 19.05.2022

One of the easiest ways to embrace a sustainable lifestyle starts with recycling efforts at home. As consumers, the first step is to educate ourselves on what the symbols at the bottom of each plastic bottle mean. What’s often unseen though, is the reality for a group whose contributions are often forgotten ~ the women behind Asia’s plastic waste systems. In developing countries across South and Southeast Asia, a disproportionate percentage of women earn their livelihoods as informal waste workers. (Read More)

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