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

Inclusion of Waste-pickers in Proposed Solid Waste Management Rules

Date: 6th January, 2016 To Shri Prakash Javadekar Honourable Minister of Environment, Forest & Climate Change Government of India Subject: Inclusion of waste-pickers in proposed Solid Waste Management Rules Dear Sir We are appreciative of the fact that you have been emphasizing on the role played by waste-pickers in solid waste management (SWM). We request … Continue reading Inclusion of Waste-pickers in Proposed Solid Waste Management Rules