Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2005
This description of Marcus Bitencourt's work was prepared when Marcus Bitencourt was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2005.
Not satisfied with the assumed opposition between environmental protection and economic growth, Marcos Bitencourt pioneers a microscale recycling industry that puts market power in the hands of the rural and urban poor.
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