Incineration of Waste will Throw Marginalized Communities like Yanadis out of Business

Guntur known for its chillies is set to become an important city. Residual state of Andhra Pradesh, after creation of Telangana, has chosen its capital to be in the area between Guntur and Vijaywada. Rapid urbanization is on its way. It is high time that the city starts upgrading its infrastructure and pursues the path … Continue reading Incineration of Waste will Throw Marginalized Communities like Yanadis out of Business

Nelamangala Municipal Council Unanimously Passes Resolution for Inclusion of Wastepickers

Last week, Nelamangala Town Municipal Council general body unanimously passed a resolution for inclusion of wastepickers in waste management. Nelamangala is a small town, located in Bangalore (rural) district, with a population of 37,232.  The city generates around 7 tons of waste a day and has around 80-100 wastepickers. Town Municipal Council has agreed to … Continue reading Nelamangala Municipal Council Unanimously Passes Resolution for Inclusion of Wastepickers

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