Zero Waste, Plastics Everywhere, and Developing Countries Pointing the Path

ACORN ACORN International International

New Orleans      ACORN India’s Dharavi Project has long focused on recycling in the Mumbai mega-slum where we work.  Organizing young waste pickers has led us to create a cooperative of sorts employing scores of recyclers.  ACORN has struck deals with many schools, including the French and American schools there, as well as with the …

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Great ACORN Reports from around the World and Remittance Campaign Breakthroughs

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Mexico City   A highlight of the year is always getting the reports of ACORN International affiliates around the world and hearing about the progress and the challenges members, leaders, and organizers are facing.  The obstacles are legion, but so are some of the surprises. Vinod Shetty from Mumbai started the ball rolling with a clear …

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