They dreamed of starting their own company, one which would not discriminate against women. A company, a collective, run by women.
With a CRT glass purchase order from a modern copper smelter (using 200 tons per day of leaded silica from mines), a legal import permit, and months of cross-training with their partners in Vermont, these ladies were ready to make their mark.
Nicknamed "Las Chicas Bravas", or the "Tough Gals", this organization represents environmentalism and empowerment. They created jobs at home with their families, they have inspired people across the Americas.
Retroworks de Mexico has been an original member of Fair Trade Recycling.
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