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May Day tribute: 15,000 waste-pickers save Rs 84 crore for BBMP every year

Yes, it’s true.

In all probability, this number might be an understatement as there maybe be more than 15,000 waste-pickers in the City going about their work every day—building new hopes and sometimes little habitats and hoping that one day, they will live to… 658 more words

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Segregation at source in Germany

India is currently facing enormous challenges in terms of waste disposal. Collection systems are failing, scientific end disposal solutions are almost non-existent and waste is piling up within the city boundaries. 1,634 more words

Solid Waste Management

Bill de Blasio Calls for the End of Garbage by 2030

Garbage bags piled up on city sidewalks can feel as much a part of the scenery as the dirty water dog vendor or the newspaper hawker. 1,283 more words

Bill De Blasio

Overview of Sludge Management in Jordan and Potential for Biosolids Land Application

Author: Rania Taha

Email: rania_taha@live.com

The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is a country located in the Middle East. With an annual per capita water share of 140 m3, Jordan falls within the “absolute water scarcity” category. 631 more words

Solid Waste Management

PH is Canada's new garbage dumpsite

After its failed negotiations with the Canadian government to take its garbage back, the Philippines has made a decision to dispose of the tons of trash that were illegally shipped to the port in Manila from Canada two years ago. 245 more words

Philippines

Bangalore must emulate D K Ravi’s Kolar waste management model

We do not yet know the truth behind the demise one of the finest IAS officers, D K Ravi. But what we do know is his stellar performance that earned him the wrath of his detractors and the love of the people he worked for. 813 more words

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