Coopamare (Cooperativa de Catadores Autônomos de Papel, Aparas e Materiais Reaproveitáveis) is a worker cooperative is São Paulo that was formed in 1989 with 80 informal waste collectors – catadores. Today the cooperative runs a successful recycling business providing services to individuals and businesses. Coopamare now has 80 affiliated catadores and 120 who pass by […]