Monday, Jan 30, 2023

waste pickers


Extracting useful things from waste and making a social impact on the ground

April 28, 2022 4:06 am

In the final part of The Indian Express series on Pune’s garbage crisis, Partha Sarathi Biswas takes a look at some initiatives aimed at safer urban waste disposal

Pune: Waste pickers celebrate 'historic' win, donate Rs 1 lakh for flood-affected

August 18, 2021 10:40 am

The occasion was an "Anand Sohala" to celebrate the monthly wage increase of Rs.5000 that each worker received from the PCMC following a protracted battle for implementing the 2015 Maharashtra Government order for payment of revised minimum wages as per local body wage rates.

Give us life insurance, compensate for losses during lockdown: Waste-pickers' organisation to Pune civic body

August 03, 2020 11:02 pm

“The waste-pickers have simple demands and they should be met with, considering their service to the city, especially while providing consistent and quality door-step waste collection to citizens during the time of crises and pandemic,” said a statement by the Panchayat.

Fighting from the bottom, India’s sanitation workers are also frontline workers battling Covid

May 27, 2020 3:38 pm

India's 40 lakh waste pickers in the informal sector and garbage collectors employed by states are at a direct risk of getting infected with coronavirus from handling unmarked medical and contaminated waste.

PMC under fire for ‘neglecting’ plight of waste-pickers, hundreds take to streets

February 24, 2015 11:12 am

Waste-pickers held an agitation against the Pune Municipal Corporation for “neglecting” their working and living conditions.

Dignity Not Wasted

June 23, 2013 5:09 am

A Pune waste pickers’ organisation is helping change lives

Waste pickers of Ghazipur

May 13, 2012 2:47 am

For Subaida Bibi and many of her neighbours,the day begins at 4 am.

Waste pickers’ children who underwent vocational training felicitated

September 30, 2011 2:20 am

Hamal panchayat leader Baba Adhav on Thursday felicitated 33 children of waste pickers who finished driving and beautician training.

No efforts yet to set up Haryana plastic waste collection centres

August 12, 2011 2:47 am

Ministry of Environment and Forests had also put the responsibility of collecting,segregating,transporting and disposing of plastic on the municipal bodies.