The Regional Initiative for Inclusive Recycling (IRR) has achieved the following accomplishments:

  • Characterization of the recycling sector in 15 Latin American and Caribbean countries.
  • Implementation of actions in 14 of the region’s countries.
  • The development of 21 strategic projects which benefit more than 17,000 waste pickers in 70 municipalities around the region.
  • Knowledge exchange activities and training activities benefitting 5,600 waste pickers and 300 municipal public servants in 14 countries.
  • The provision of technical support to 7 national governments in the development of inclusive ISWM public policies and in the articulation and structuring of national networks of waste pickers.
  • Preparation of 20 knowledge products.

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