• Rag Picking: the Unrecognised People
    Rag-picking: The Unrecognised People India’s flourishing urbanization brings the problem of waste management. As urbanization is increasing the amount of waste is increasing at a high pace and waste management is likely to become a serious problem in the coming days. Rag pickers play an important...
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  • Role of Waste Pickers in Solid Waste Management in Mumbai
    Role of Waste Pickers in Solid Waste Management in Mumbai Nilesh Patil M.Sc., M.Phil. Touch N’ Glow Common Bio-medical waste treatment & disposal facility Palghar, Dist. Thane, Maharashtra Prologue Currently about three quarters of the global population growth is occurring in the urban areas...
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  • Rag Pickers in India
    CONTENT INTRODUCTION: 3 RAG-PICKING 4 RAG-PICKERS: 5 PROBLEMS FACED BY RAG PICKERS 7 STATE OF THE LEGISLATION 8 NEEDS OF RAG PICKERS 9 GOVERNMENT’S INITIATIVE 10 PRIVATISATION OF WASTE 11 A CASE STUDY: DELHI,MUMBAI,KOLKATA,CHENNAI 12 ORGANISING THE UNORGANISED 13 CONCLUSION 15 REFERENCES...
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  • Occupational Health Hazards Among Rag Pickers
    waste management. The amount of waste is increasing at a high pace and waste management is likely to become a critical issue in the coming years. Rag pickers play an important, but usually unrecognised role in the waste management system of Indian cities. They collect garbage in search of recyclable items...
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  • rag_pickers
    Sciences________________________________ ISSN 2319–1414 Vol. 3(1), 13-22, January (2014) Int. Res. J. Environment Sci. Studies on the Solid Waste Collection by Rag Pickers at Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation, India Kuruva Syamala Devi1, Arza V.V.S. Swamy2, Ravuri Hema krishna3 1 G. Narayanamma Institute...
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  • The Women Rag Pickers of Mumbai.
    The Women Rag-Pickers of Mumbai” As the term ‘rag-picker’ sounds very low so does their job. My study includes several visits to the Govandi Dumping Ground, Mumbai, interviewing the women rag-pickers working there, visiting their slums, meeting with the social workers of Street Mukti Sangathan, studying...
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  • Rag Pickers in India
    Study of Rag Pickers in Cuttack City Abstract Dillip Kumar Mallik The discourse on rights is evolving with time. The rights of the Rag Pickers as part of the broad rights discourse have assumed significance in contemporary times. My Ph.D research is located within the rights framework. Rag Pickers are...
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  • Essay
    is not segregated and is thrown on the streets along with domestic / trade / institutional waste. Such waste is picked up to some extent by poor rag picker for their livelihood. At times they empty the dustbins and spread the contents around for effective sorting and collection. By throwing such recyclable...
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  • Optimization of Drilling
    ecological system can be cleaned up giving a benefit. Also this process will involve the collection of these bottles at premium prices from the rag pickers which would help them in alleviating poverty. These bottles can be converted to PET flakes and sold for various uses e.g. road construction or in...
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  • Solid Waste Management
    site has been found for waste disposal. The waste, which offers an incentive after selling like paper, metal, etc., is sold to informal dealers by rag pickers. But the other organic waste, old batteries, polystyrene (thermocol), polythene bags, debris, to name a few, do not have such incentives and these...
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  • Aaa.Doc
    in both Hindi and English. She has spent several years on the National Commission for Self-Employed Women, inquiring into the conditions for rag-pickers, vegetable sellers and domestic help. About Mrinal PandeMrinal Pande is the daughter of the well-known Hindi writer Shivani. She was born in...
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  • Ragpickers
    purchase scrap. The informal waste sector Most of the ragpickers are not independent but work for middlemen or contractors who purchase segregated rag from them on pre-decided rates. Waste picking is rarely recognized or integrated in the official Waste Management System despite its large contribution...
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  • Abcd Analysis of Municipal Solid Waste Through the Waste Cycle in Delhi
    MCD |- Even laid down |methane gas , a | | |-No segregation at source in |(rickshaw) not appropriate|- Rag pickers and |processes and |green house gas | | |households |– bulky and garbage cannot|Kabari-walla...
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  • Mgmt
    the founder of this brand who plans to utilise rag pickers from the streets of Mumbai to distribute its products to smaller retail outlets. They currently help in this brand’s waste management.  Ans) Ramesh Chauhan of Bisleri International. Rag pickers help in collecting the discarded PET bottles for...
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  • Solid Waste
    microbial pathogens. Direct handling of solid waste can result in various types of infectious and chronic diseases with the waste workers and the rag pickers being the most vulnerable. Exposure to hazardous waste can affect human health, children being more vulnerable to these pollutants. In fact, direct...
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  • life
    on hot coals in order to get purified. MORNING BELLS                                        -Jayashree Mohanraj 1.What do rag pickers do?     ans.  Rag pickers wake up early in the morning, go from garbage bin to garbage bin filling their jute sacks with the material like broken plastics, tins...
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  • The Very Old Man with Enormous Wings
    with a blessing. Along with the lack of admiration that Pelayo and Elisenda have for the angel, the decaying image of the angel, described as a, “rag picker [… with] only a few faded hairs left on his bald skull and very few teeth in his mouth,” represents the decrepit state the relationship between man...
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  • Waste Management an Example from India
    was not even contemplated. The collection and transportation activity was financed out of grants from the state finance commission. A community of rag-pickers was involved in removing recyclable waste from the waste chain. It is worth recalling that it was only in 2000 that the Government of India, exercising...
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  • Implementation of Corporate Social Responsibility
    PET bottles. 6. Bisleri is changing the lives of rag pickers. They provide profit to 56 rag pickers and 22 scrap dealers from Dharavi. These rag pickers work from 5am-11am and Bisleri purchase 5000 kg of PET waste every month from them. The rag pickers are also involved in providing PET waste to reliance...
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  • Social Internship
    a survey. For this we contacted the shopkeepers for their cooperation and to find out what kind of help was required. It was discovered that the rag picker that collects from the businesses dumps the waste she doesn't want in the open plot next to the shopping complex. Municipal Sweepers also throw...
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