Recycling Garbage

Support a rural community in recycling their garbage and taking care of the environment.
By Interest: short term ||


Background: Rural communities are more and more affected by problems due to garbage. Besides other factors this is due to a lack of knowledge on how to handle, classify and recycle different kinds of garbage. Another problem is the lack of garbage cans in strategic locations.

Specific Activities: demonstrations on how to handle and recycle garbage, collection - classification - and recycling of garbage together with the whole community, construction of garbage cans with local/recycled materials.

Minimum Duration: 2 days

Included Services

accommodation with a host family, full board, introduction and full training for your work, certificate of  participation, discounts on tours with Runa Tupari (10-50%, depending on tours and dates)

What to bring?

Recommended: work clothes that may get dirty, rubber gloves.

Optional: educational materials on garbage recycling (if possible in Spanish)


Costs are depending on length of stay and number of participants.

Please ask us for an exact costing.





How to find us


Tel/Fax: (+593) 06 2915747
Mobile: (+593) 0986775257