This was originally posted at The Circular Apparel Blog A bottom up, micro- entrepreneurship led approach to solution designing for post-consumer textile waste Textile waste in India has been a growing problem that has been unfolding in scale and complexity over the past couple of years. While pre-consumer waste from factories and manufacturers is beginning … Continue reading Hasiru Dala – CAIF Partnership: Seat at their TableBy Trina Roy
by Pinky Chandran This article was originally posted on the Waste Frames site, and can be found here. Plastic pollution is all pervasive. It is complex, dynamic and transcends boundaries. Addressing issues of plastic pollution, in a singular lens of either waste management, marine litter or just single use plastics further compounds the problem of … Continue reading Global Plastic Treaty: Why India Needs to Take a Stand
by Pranshu Singhal 2020 and the pandemic has forced us to re-evaluate and reconsider how we deal with our environment and sustainability issues. Organisations, globally, had to pivot their plans to adapt to the new normal while balancing their SDG ambitions. The pandemic also impacted India’s waste management sector. In this paradigm shift, it has … Continue reading Issue Series #1: Extended Producers Responsibility and Inclusion: Informal sector integral to the success of India Inc’s waste management initiatives
The recently released Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016 are a matter of celebration. They acknowledge the contribution of wastepickers in keeping our cities clean. Prescriptions are made for the inclusion of waste pickers and informal waste workers (identified as informal waste collectors) in waste management services. There are few flaws in the given document, those … Continue reading Revised Solid Waste Management Rules Mandate Inclusion of Wastepickers!