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 between 15-25 USD per day and participant, depending on length of stay and number of participants.

Please ask us for an exact costing.





How to find us


Tel: (+593) 06 2915977
Mobile: (+593) 097 995 9682