Status of Waste-pickers in 2nd Cleanest City in India- Bhopal

Kabir Arora ‘Last year a public toilet was set up. It did not have any water connection. The tanker was supplying water. Now they have created a park around the toilet. The toilet lacks water connection and because of that they shut it down. When it was open, it was never clean,’ said Ramaaji*, a … Continue reading Status of Waste-pickers in 2nd Cleanest City in India- Bhopal

Bengaluru’s Dry Waste Collection Centres Are Not Being Paid for Their Work

Bengaluru city’s dry waste collection centres (DWCCs) operated by erstwhile waste-pickers and waste collectors have not been paid their dues for more than a year. The DWCCs are waste sorting and aggregation centres set up at the municipal ward level. In February 2017, the municipal authorities took a decision of engaging DWCCs in door to … Continue reading Bengaluru’s Dry Waste Collection Centres Are Not Being Paid for Their Work