Issue Series #1: Seven Reasons Why Decentralized Waste Management is Best for Emerging Economies

Andrew Almack* A Culture of Circularity  India is extremely blessed to have a functioning network of informal waste collectors, kabadiwalas and aggregators that work cohesively despite how decentralised their network is. Having tried and tested their methods for decades, the circular economy has been embedded in the culture and the resourcefulness of these players – … Continue reading Issue Series #1: Seven Reasons Why Decentralized Waste Management is Best for Emerging Economies

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