Suggestions For Strengthening Solid Waste Management Rules, 2015

The MSW 2015, draft rules, is definitely an improvement over the previously withdrawn rules of 2013.  It is commendable that the new Rules recognizes the need for collection of segregated waste of three types, has identified Institutional generators, reinforces the need for decentralization and has recommended the inclusion of the new informal waste economy. The … Continue reading Suggestions For Strengthening Solid Waste Management Rules, 2015

Bengaluru Has Its First E-Tricycle For Dry Waste Collection

Hasiru Dala begins dry waste collection (non-biodegradable waste) from individual households on electric tricycle in Basavanagudi. This is first of its kind and is a part of ‘donate dry waste’ campaign initiated by the organization in collaboration with Mindtree Pvt. Ltd. In past months, Hasiru Dala has been receiving requests from its partners and residential … Continue reading Bengaluru Has Its First E-Tricycle For Dry Waste Collection

Issues Of Pourkarmikas- Sanitary Workers Need To Be Addressed For Efficient Waste Management

Bangalore with a population of 95 lakh, spread over 800 sq. kilometers produces approximately 3000 tons of waste every day. The estimates of waste generation are not accurate, and can go upto 4000-6000 tons a day. The responsibility for the proper handling, collection, transportation and disposal of waste in the city lies with the Bruhat … Continue reading Issues Of Pourkarmikas- Sanitary Workers Need To Be Addressed For Efficient Waste Management