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Waste Pickers

Meet waste pickers around the world as they conduct a global brand audit and identify problematic materials and top corporate polluters.

Waste pickers are material experts, knowledgeable about which materials can be resold and recycled. As corporations aggressively market single-use plastic packaging around the globe, the livelihoods of waste pickers are negatively impacted by increasing amounts of no-value, non-recyclable plastic packaging. Meet waste pickers around the world as they participate in the Break Free From Plastic Global Brand Audit and identify problematic materials and top corporate polluters.

Produced by: Peak Plastic Foundation

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