DOI: 10.1590/1983-1447.2016.03.57321
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Abstract: ABSTRACTObjective: To know the elements of work, health, and living conditions of women who pick recyclable waste and are members of a waste cooperative in a town of the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.Method: This is a qualitative, exploratory and descriptive study with seven subjects. Data were collected through participative observation, semi structured interview, and a focus group from July to August of 2013. The data were subjected to content analysis. Results:The following thematic categories emerged…

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