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Waste Audit at an Educational Institution in Chennai

Mon, 10/06/2019 - 15:01
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The management and faculty at Dr.P.Venkataramana Higher Secondary School, Pughs Road were interested in managing their waste better. CAG researchers undertake a waste and brand audit, and the results showed practical ways to manage their organic waste in situ and reduce all inorganic waste.

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Transitioning a low income community to community waste management

Mon, 10/06/2019 - 12:35
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As part of its Zero Waste Cities effort, CAG is working to establish a zero waste system that is decentralised, waste is collected in a segregated manner at the doorstep, and managed within the community. This report presents the research objectives, initial challenges, and how the team navigated these.

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Toxicity in Physical Environment in Kodungaiyur

Mon, 10/06/2019 - 12:22
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This report talks about the toxic chemicals in the form of heavy metals and volatile organic compounds which have been found in Kodungaiyur through sampling tests and the negative impacts of the same. 

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Human Rights and Human Rights Impact Assessments in Kodungaiyur

Mon, 10/06/2019 - 12:18
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This article discusses how the HRIA process is being carried out in Kodungaiyur through the symptom's diary exercise and physical sampling in order to establish violations of the human rights to life, health and the environment. 

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Human Rights Impact Assessment – concepts, approaches and methods

Wed, 10/04/2019 - 11:16

This document discusses the concepts, approaches and methodologies used in conducting human rights impact assessments. The different phases and stages of HRIA are introduced, and the first three stages are discussed in some detail. The report attempts to relate the generic information available in the literature to the specific context of the HRIA project initiated by CAG at Kodungaiyur, to the extent possible at this early stage of the project as of February 2018.

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Reclaiming Public Services: How cities and citizens are turning back privatisation

Thu, 27/12/2018 - 15:27

Reclaiming Public Services is vital reading for anyone interested in the future of local, democratic services like energy, water and health care. This is an in-depth world tour of new initiatives in public ownership and the variety of approaches to deprivatisation. This is an executive summary of the book.

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Reclaiming Public Services: How cities and citizens are turning back privatisation

Thu, 27/12/2018 - 15:22

Reclaiming Public Services is vital reading for anyone interested in the future of local, democratic services like energy, water and health care. This is an in-depth world tour of new initiatives in public ownership and the variety of approaches to deprivatisation

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