Why segregation at source is failing

“After doing segregation for hours, I feel awkward with myself. I find it difficult to even eat with my own hands.” “Forget soap, they don’t even provide us water to wash our hands, after making us do segregation” “When the garbage comes from PGs and houses where bachelors live, most of the times it is…

Dawn to Dusk – Blackspot elimination!

On an average, there are 50-60 blackspots per ward in Bangalore. This means, we easily have 10,000+ blackspots across the city! On an average, less than 40% Bangaloreans hand over garbage; the rest simply litter on the streets, lakes or vacant sites. Wards such as Konanakunte (no. 195) has over 100 blackspots, Dasarahalli (no. 15) has…

Gangs of Nagapura – the Untold Garbage Story

  A recent article in The Deccan Herald stated “A member of expert committee submitted to the court that waste segregation at source could not be successfully implemented due to existing nexus between contractors and BBMP officials.” Bhaskar and I decided to get first hand information about this, from ground zero. This took us to…