User: dharmesh Topic: Waste
Category: Waste Picker
Last updated: May 20 2019 18:22 IST RSS 2.0
 
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How Bengaluru’s crumbling Dry Waste Collection Centres can be overhauled 20.5.2019 Citizen Matters
Dry Waste Collection Centres (DWCCs) perform the critical function of collecting, sorting and disposing of dry waste in the city. But the majority of these centres are dilapidated, with few facilities and difficult work conditions. A recent study suggests ways to change this.
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Eco India: Scraps from Delhi’s flower market have transformed these women waste-pickers into artists 19.5.2019 Scroll.in
How an alternate livelihood project changed the lives of waste-pickers sandwiched between Delhi’s Ghazipur landfill and the city’s largest flower market.
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Climate change could bring the bubonic plague back to Los Angeles 16.5.2019 LA Times: Commentary

The steamship caused the last global outbreak of bubonic plague. Climate change could cause the next one.

Longer, hotter weather patterns are extending the breeding season of rats and rodents, leading to a steep increase in their numbers in places like Los Angeles, New York and Houston. Over the...

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“People want an educated leader who listens to their grievances”: Raghav Chadha, AAP candidate 9.5.2019 Citizen Matters
On May 7th, Aam Aadmi Party’s South Delhi Lok Sabha candidate Raghav Chadha unveiled the manifesto for his constituency. Over a quick chat on one of his campaign trails, he shared more details about what his party aims to achieve.
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In a slum near Mumbai’s Deonar dumping ground, life is a constant health battle 25.4.2019 Scroll.in
The sewers in the area are overflowing and the air pungent, and yet, there seems to be no political will to make a difference.
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People in this Mumbai slum barely make it to 40; here’s why 24.4.2019 Citizen Matters
For decades, waste has been Mumbai's teeming, unsolvable problem. Slums around the city's dumping ground are now Asia's largest, exposing ragpickers and the general population to serious health risks. All plans and commitments to waste management, meanwhile, appear figurative.
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One man fights against plastic in the state through recycling 18.4.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
One man fights against plastic in the state through recycling
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Here’s what citizens are demanding for inclusive and just urban development 16.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Members of civil society organizations, urban poor and worker collectives place their demands that reimagine cities and envision more inclusive and sustainable urban development, so that there is a place for all in these cities.
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91 children rescued in two months 30.3.2019 Hindu: Fitness
Ten reunited with families; rest sent to shelter home
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Slow on sanitation 27.3.2019 Hindu: Opinion
Policymakers have failed to use technological advances made in treating faecal sludge
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Delhi: Two dead after inhaling toxic fumes while cleaning restaurant’s sewage treatment plant 24.3.2019 Scroll.in
The two men were sent to clean the kitchen waste plant without any safety gear.
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“Garbage problem can’t be managed from BBMP head office alone”: Special Commissioner 8.3.2019 Citizen Matters
The new waste management system will fail if ward committees don't take ownership locally, says BBMP Special Commissioner D Randeep.
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From living on the streets to a chef at a Delhi restaurant: Watch the story of Lilyma Khan 6.3.2019 Scroll.in
‘Going from a slum to walking into a fancy restaurant, there was always a feeling of fear inside. That fear has disappeared now.’
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Delhi sewer-cleaning machine project reinforces link between Dalits and sanitation work, say critics 4.3.2019 Scroll.in
The state government does not own the machines it launched last week. Instead, members of the Dalit community will get loans to buy them.
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City Buzz: Delhi bid to end manual scavenging | Rs 6500 crore for Mumbai Metro | Pune resilience plan..and more! 4.3.2019 Citizen Matters
Will Delhi finally be able to end manual scavenging with technology? What are Mumbai Metro's plans with the historic loan from ADB? And why is Kolkata Metro causing serious concern among commuters? Catch a recap of some of the important headlines from our cities last week.
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Why your waste is causing sleepless nights in Ezhil Nagar and R R Nagar 27.2.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Serious flaws in garbage collection and disposal, impractical solutions, and corruption to top it all -- a public meeting discussed the chaotic waste management ecosystem in the city and how deeply it affects residents living near garbage dumps. However, citizens themselves hold the key to a better system.
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Two rallies and a ‘GR wapsi’: Why sanitation workers held protests in Delhi and Mumbai on Monday 26.2.2019 Scroll.in
From minimum wages to less hazardous working conditions, sweepers, sewer cleaners and garbage collectors across India have similar demands from the government.
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In India, e-waste recycling comes at a heavy cost to workers’ health and environment 19.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
For as little as $4 a day, Indian workers process dangerous, toxic waste by hand. This unregulated, highly polluting industry is hidden away from police eyes.
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Shehri Samridhi Utsav 17.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
Shehri Samridhi Utsav
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Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-Dhan (Pm- Sym) to be Implemented from February 15 14.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-dhan (PM-SYM) will be rolled out by the Ministry of Labour and Employment tomorrow i.e. 15.02.2019. The scheme announced in the Interim Budget was notified by the Ministry recently.
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