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

Nayandahalli Godowns Send 10.94 Percent of Bangalore’s Dry Waste for Recycling

Notes from Nayandahalli Kabir Arora “The more highly developed waste recycling becomes, the more valuable is this very diversity of materials. The aim must be to get all the waste possible into the system- not only those that are already valuable at a given stage of development, but also those that are only beginning to … Continue reading Nayandahalli Godowns Send 10.94 Percent of Bangalore’s Dry Waste for Recycling

Story of Nayandahalli is the Story of Urban Nomads

Notes from Nayandahalli Kabir Arora Historians have always been interested in cities and their resource inflows. They rarely ventured out from their comfort zones and talked about outflows. Romila Thapar’s book ‘Asoka and the Decline of the Mauryas’ sheds a lot of light on Mauryan capital. We all know that Pataliputra, the cosmopolitan capital of … Continue reading Story of Nayandahalli is the Story of Urban Nomads