Working Together to Keep Our Cities Clean
We need to remember just three Golden Rules:
Solid Waste Management : Your Rights and Obligations
India finally has two documents that spell out very clearly what Municipalities can and must now do for hygienic urban Solid Waste Management (SWM).
Community Based Waste Management: Some Key Experiences
The best way to keep streets clean is not to dirty them at all
Steps for Cleaning your City of Garbage
There are different ways that officials and members of the public can
Privatization of Solid Waste Management Services In Cities ‘99
This Note was submitted to the hon’ble Supreme Court in 1999, describing a ong series of Govt of India policy decisions on all aspects of Urban Solid Waste Management (USWM), beginning in 1944.
Clean Cities, With The Media’s Help
MS PowerPoint Document
In many progressive Indian cities, the media has changed public indifference to filth and inefficiency.
What you can do for a Clean and Safe Environment
MS Word Document
Many hazardous wastes in India are produced in cities, the worst among them being from electroplating units run as cottage industries, photographic chemicals, and waste from car garages and paint shops. READ MORE>>
Urban Solid Waste Management : Past and Future
Vedic India wasted nothing. Household wastes were fed to livestock or composted in backyard pits and returned to the soil every season. Growing cities urea subsidies and plastic packaging destroyed this sustainable loop. The Supreme Court Committee Report is a wonderful guide to waste management wirtten by city managers for city managers. But we need policy changes too....
Waste Segregation at Ward Level for Decentralized Composting
Bangalore City Corporation (BCC) tried out a decentralized model for composting 100 tons a day of waste.
Citizens as Housing Wardens
Government Agencies have put forward various schemes to meet the target of “housing for all”. But each programme is beset with problems. The creation of a new cadre of housing wardens could ease the situation.