Five ‘Rs’ of Circular Economy- Reduce, Reuse, Refurbish, Repair and Recycle

Have you ever pondered over the role played by the neighbourhood- cobbler, electrician and tailor in recovering resources and reducing waste? Most of us have never even noticed them. If I say that they like wastepickers and recyclers are going to be the pillars of ‘Circular Economy’ envisioned by economically advanced countries, will you believe … Continue reading Five ‘Rs’ of Circular Economy- Reduce, Reuse, Refurbish, Repair and Recycle

Changing Lives of Wastepickers Through an Ethical Trade Platform

Journey of Plastic for Change & Hasiru Dala to reform the informal waste sector begins! Andrew Almack In the last 11 months the wastepickers in Bangalore have suffered a 60% drop in the price for the plastic bottles and other products they collect. The value of recycled plastic has plummeted because of the low prices … Continue reading Changing Lives of Wastepickers Through an Ethical Trade Platform