Silvio Ruíz Grisales

Ashoka Fellow
Bogotá, Colombia
Fellow Since 1997
Asociacion de Recicladores

Citation

This profile was prepared when Silvio Ruíz Grisales was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1997.
Introduction
Silvio Ruiz is improving conditions for Colombia's informal recyclers by organizing them into a national association which presses for laws to recognize and regulate of their work, as well as benefits to enable them to compete with corporate waste management firms.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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