Bringing synergies between India’s climate action & Swach Bharat Abhiyaan is must

With world governments meeting in Paris later this year for deciding on global climate agenda, mitigation and adaptation are going to be buzzwords of the day. Many think these are mere talks, with no actual outcome in hand. For that perception to fade, in the year 2007, at Bali, world governments agreed to come up … Continue reading Bringing synergies between India’s climate action & Swach Bharat Abhiyaan is must

Comments For Strengthening Draft E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2015

We are deeply disappointed by E- Waste (Management) Rules, 2015 prepared by Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. It clearly shows that Ministry has failed to take a note of existing informality in e-waste management and came up with a set of rules which even before enforcement will fall apart. The given set of … Continue reading Comments For Strengthening Draft E-Waste (Management) Rules, 2015

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