On Demonetization and Its Impact on Bangalore’s Waste pickers and Recyclers

Shreyas Sreenath Important as are the standard measures of a community…its measure of value is by far the most important of them all. The measures of weight, extension, or volume enter only into particular transactions…but the measure of value is all pervading…the conservation of the contractual basis of society then becomes tantamount to the conservation … Continue reading On Demonetization and Its Impact on Bangalore’s Waste pickers and Recyclers

Waste Narratives in Bengaluru on 1st, 4th & 5th April, 2016

Hasiru Dala invites you for Waste Narratives being organized at Indian Institute for Human Settlements, Alternative Forum and Azim Premji University (Dates and Timing Mentioned Below). Waste Narratives is an evening comprising of public reading of the novel Bicycle Dreaming with the author Mridula Koshy, Conversations with the recyclers Akmal Pasha, Salma and Siddique, Mallika, … Continue reading Waste Narratives in Bengaluru on 1st, 4th & 5th April, 2016

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