ATREE’s Workshop on Bulk Waste Generators

Last week I had the opportunity to attend a workshop hosted and organised by ATREE. It centred around a report they recently completed about the status of decentralised solid waste management policy innovation in Bengaluru, with a special focus on residential bulk generators. I had hoped that they would be highlighting at least one case … More ATREE’s Workshop on Bulk Waste Generators

STRIKE! INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY MARCH 8th, 10am, BBMP HEAD OFFICE

SUPPORT THE STRUGGLE OF CONTRACT POWRAKARMIKAS DEMANDING IMMEDIATE PAYMENT OF MINIMUM WAGES , WEEKLY OFF AND FESTIVAL/NATIONAL HOLIDAY LEAVE AND REGULARISATION On 8th March, International Working Women’s Day, the BBMP Contract Powrakarmikas Union of Bengaluru are going on a strike and will hold a large rally to intensify their ongoing struggle  for a life with dignity. They … More STRIKE! INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY MARCH 8th, 10am, BBMP HEAD OFFICE

The Beautiful Indian

Ever since I first heard about the Ugly Indian I’ve wanted to join in their activities cleaning up Bengaluru. The problem is that I’ve always been away at school when they’ve had spotfixes in my neighbourhood. But finally, today, I got to clean up a patch of my neighbourhood and meet the inspiring people behind … More The Beautiful Indian

Kabadiwallas

As I was walking home from the market yesterday, I noticed the waste from one of the neighbourhood tailors. It was so distressing to see a pile of beautiful fabric scraps just thrown into a pile of mixed waste (and a rat running through to scavenge from the rotting food). There is so much that … More Kabadiwallas