Story of Shailender Kumar- Plastic Waste Reprocessor (Recycler), in His Own Voice

Notes from Nayandahalli I am from Bihar, came to Bangalore in 1990 with my brother, when I was 5 years old. Today I am 26 years old. I have graduated in Commerce, from Bangalore University. I am married with one child. Earlier I worked at a Ration Shop. I started the godown (for aggregating and … Continue reading Story of Shailender Kumar- Plastic Waste Reprocessor (Recycler), in His Own Voice

Reading Through the History of Waste Management and Inclusion of Wastepickers in Bengaluru

Notes from Nayandahalli  Anselm Rosario is a known name. Story of waste management, wastepickers’ welfare is incomplete without him. His biographical sketch is an important chapter in the history of informal labor mobilization. He started working on waste and wastepickers at a time when the cities of developing countries were opening their eyes to modernity. … Continue reading Reading Through the History of Waste Management and Inclusion of Wastepickers in Bengaluru

Story of Nayandahalli is the Story of Urban Nomads

Notes from Nayandahalli Kabir Arora Historians have always been interested in cities and their resource inflows. They rarely ventured out from their comfort zones and talked about outflows. Romila Thapar’s book ‘Asoka and the Decline of the Mauryas’ sheds a lot of light on Mauryan capital. We all know that Pataliputra, the cosmopolitan capital of … Continue reading Story of Nayandahalli is the Story of Urban Nomads