Waste Narratives in Bengaluru on 1st, 4th & 5th April, 2016

Hasiru Dala invites you for Waste Narratives being organized at Indian Institute for Human Settlements, Alternative Forum and Azim Premji University (Dates and Timing Mentioned Below). Waste Narratives is an evening comprising of public reading of the novel Bicycle Dreaming with the author Mridula Koshy, Conversations with the recyclers Akmal Pasha, Salma and Siddique, Mallika, … Continue reading Waste Narratives in Bengaluru on 1st, 4th & 5th April, 2016

Story of Shailender Kumar- Plastic Waste Reprocessor (Recycler), in His Own Voice

Notes from Nayandahalli I am from Bihar, came to Bangalore in 1990 with my brother, when I was 5 years old. Today I am 26 years old. I have graduated in Commerce, from Bangalore University. I am married with one child. Earlier I worked at a Ration Shop. I started the godown (for aggregating and … Continue reading Story of Shailender Kumar- Plastic Waste Reprocessor (Recycler), in His Own Voice

Reading Through the History of Waste Management and Inclusion of Wastepickers in Bengaluru

Notes from Nayandahalli  Anselm Rosario is a known name. Story of waste management, wastepickers’ welfare is incomplete without him. His biographical sketch is an important chapter in the history of informal labor mobilization. He started working on waste and wastepickers at a time when the cities of developing countries were opening their eyes to modernity. … Continue reading Reading Through the History of Waste Management and Inclusion of Wastepickers in Bengaluru