Waste pickers

Exploring The Lives of Chennai’s Hidden Environmentalists

Mon, 31/07/2017 - 18:21

In January 2017, I joined CAG, specifically to work on solid waste management (SWM) projects. I started with the Mapping Waste Trails project, which aims to gain a better understanding of the lives of the informal waste pickers engaged in waste recycling in Chennai. Furthermore, we will be tracking the movements of certain recyclables, to ascertain the routes by which such materials traverse the city-scape, and the value added within each step in the routes.

Chennai's Waste Management System: Exploring The Lives of The Hidden Environmentalists

Tue, 31/01/2017 - 10:23

In January 2017, I joined CAG, where part of my work focuses on their solid waste management (SWM) projects. I started with the Mapping Waste Trails project, which aims to gain a better understanding of the lives of the informal waste pickers engaged in waste recycling in Chennai. Furthermore, we will be tracking the movements of certain recyclables, to ascertain the routes by which such materials traverse the city-scape, and the value added within each step in the routes.

Letter to Sri Javadekar for inclusion of wastepickers in Solid Waste Management Rules

Mon, 11/01/2016 - 12:38

A letter to the Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change with a list of suggestions from the members of Alliance of Indian Waste-pickers for additions to the draft SWM Rules with respect to recognition and integration of informal waste-pickers and waste recyclers

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Report on ID card camps for Waste Pickers (August 2015)

Wed, 16/12/2015 - 11:26

A general report on the ID card camps organized by the CoC in Perungudi and Kodungaiyur with support from CAG and its partner organizations to register the waste pickers and issue them occupational ID cards

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Survey Form for socio-economic survey of waste pickers (Tamil)

Tue, 06/10/2015 - 20:19
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Survey form for a socio-economic survey in Chennai administered by CBO partners of the Initiative on Waste, Informal Workers and Chennai's Future in 2015 (April-July)

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Survey Form for socio-economic survey of waste pickers (English)

Tue, 06/10/2015 - 20:19
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Survey form for a socio-economic survey in Chennai administered by CBO partners of the Initiative on Waste, Informal Workers and Chennai's Future in 2015 (April-July)

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