User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Assorted :: Scavenging
Last updated: May 29 2016 07:59 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Segregation process, new headache of solid waste management facility 29.5.2016 The New Indian Express - Odisha - http://newindianexpress.com/states/odisha/
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Change comes from a cup 28.5.2016 newindianexpress.com
On World Menstrual Hygiene Day, City Express finds out that most napkins are not disposed the right way.
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Scavenger birds suffer due to improper disposal of garbage 25.5.2016 Coimbatore - City - The Times of India
Improper waste disposal methods have a devastating impact on scavenger birds.Many of these birds get hurt and some even die.
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Wait for releif gets longer for manual scavenger's family 25.5.2016 newindianexpress.com
A compensation of Rs10 lakh must be paid for the families of manual scavengers who lose their life during work.
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Dogs maul six-year-old in Bengaluru, parents say garbage dumps are the problem 20.5.2016 newindianexpress.com
Six year old girl was attacked by atleast eight dogs near Ullal Main road.
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Ugly truth: Manual scavenging is for real 15.5.2016 TOI: Delhi Times
With only two weeks left for the monsoon to hit the city, desilting of drains by civic bodies and land-owning agencies is on at a frenetic pace
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Focused on the Big Picture 14.5.2016 newindianexpress.com
A photographer’s work on Hyderabad’s ragpickers won him the Neel Dongre Award for Excellence in Photography.
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Central govt revises solid waste management guidelines after 16 years 13.5.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Central govt revises solid waste management guidelines after 16 years
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Lack of data hits waste managementt: Experts at green conclave 10.5.2016 Hindu: Cities
Here’s a mix of numbers from our waste bins: India generates 75 million tonnes of trash a year, approximately 50 per cent of which can be composted while 20 per cent can be recycled. Yet, most of it i...
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‘Not this job again’ 4.5.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
‘Not this job again’
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‘Not this job again’ 4.5.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
‘Not this job again’
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‘Not this job again’ 4.5.2016 Hindu: Hyderabad
The word ‘scavenger’ might evoke strong reactions from many who strongly feel for the plight of men engaged in the work of getting into drains and manually handling waste of all kind. But, the life of...
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'Engaging ragpickers is way forward' 3.5.2016 deccanherald.com
Doorstep waste collection should be done "exclusively" by wastepickers so that dry waste is segregated from the wet waste at the source, providing the much needed solution to the problem of solid waste management in the city, according to an NGO working for the cause. The civic agencies should formally engage wastepickers, kabariwalas and recyclers for better disposal of waste in the city, said NGO Chintan. "The first way of engaging the informal recycling sector such as wastepickers and kabaris to clean the city in a sustainable manner is that the doorstep collection of waste should be done only by wastepickers. The civic agencies should allow identified wastepickers to collect waste from households, offices and commercial buildings. Service fee can be collected by them with a receipt or by local bodies and minimum wages to be paid to wastepickers," said Chitra Mukherjee, Head of Programmes, Operations at Chintan Environmental Research and Action Group. Second, there should be adequate space to store ...
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‘Not this job again’ 3.5.2016 Hindu: Cities
The word ‘scavenger’ might evoke strong reactions from many who strongly feel for the plight of men engaged in the work of getting into drains and manually handling waste of all kind. But, the life of...
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Documentary released 27.4.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Documentary released
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Documentary released 27.4.2016 Hindu: Cities
‘Thotti,’ a documentary on manual scavengers, was released at a function organised by Madurai Legal Awareness Coordination Committee here on Tuesday by R. Mahadevan, Judge, Madras High Court. The docu...
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At Deonar dump, Sachin bats for ragpickers’ cause 23.4.2016 TOI: Mumbai
Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar is all set to begin a new innings by trying to find a solution to the Deonar dump issue.
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NGO puts up city’s first e-waste gallery to educate residents 20.4.2016 TOI: All Headlines
NGO puts up city’s first e-waste gallery to educate residents
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Menu differs but their cause is same 19.4.2016 Hindu: National
he menu and their target group differ. But their goal is the same - to feed the hungry. In addition to food served free of cost at places of worship and the public who donate food to organisations and...
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Menu differs but their cause is the same 18.4.2016 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
he menu and their target group differ. But their goal is the same - to feed the hungry. In addition to food served free of cost at places of worship and the public who donate food to organisations and...
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