To resist or not to resist

One thing I had not anticipated when Waste for Life started in Buenos Aires, was the whole complication with market. Not that it hadn’t occurred to us – we knew within a few weeks that our preferred position – that of creating a bartering system – cartoneros producing...

The Phoenix of Lanzone

Renacer Lanzone or the Pheonix of the barrio Lazone is a social organisation run by Adam Guevara. Adam had an idea over twenty years ago, that CEAMSE should send the trucks to groups of cartoneros, before putting the garbage in the ground, so that they could take the...

Synchronicity

It seems to me that the conversations we are having now with cooperatives about our project are more detailed and to the point than they were when we arrived. Of course, you will say, because you now know more about what you are doing. But in fact, I haven’t noticed...

INTI

We recently developed links with Patricia Eisenberg’s group at the Plastics Department of INTI. Initially we hoped to be able to use the hotpress at INTI to try out some of the local materials but today we met Patricia and she was keen to move beyond this and to work...