• Role of Waste Pickers in Solid Waste Management in Mumbai
    are responsible for managing an average of about 15 to 20% of the city’s recyclable wastes that would otherwise add to the existing piles of waste and cause havoc given the current state of the formal municipal solid waste[3] management status in our cities. Popularly known as Rag pickers this...
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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...
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  • rag_pickers
    International Research Journal of Environment 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...
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  • 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...
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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...
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  • Occupational Health Hazards Among Rag Pickers
    India’s booming urbanization brings the problem of 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...
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  • Rag Pickers in India
    Sustainability of Human Rights with Special Reference to Child Rights: A Case 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...
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  • Essay
    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 material on the streets or into a common dustbin, the quality of recyclable material deteriorates as it gets soiled...
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  • Optimization of Drilling
    description of the enterprise We are working to create an environment where the PET bottles that have formed a major part of this polluted 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...
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  • Solid Waste Management
    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 are in huge quantities. Also, since it takes a long time to decompose, when...
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  • Aaa.Doc
    magazine Vama from 1984-87. She is the executive editor of the Hindi daily Hindustan. She writes 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...
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  • Abcd Analysis of Municipal Solid Waste Through the Waste Cycle in Delhi
    at source in |(rickshaw) not appropriate|- Rag pickers and |processes and |green house gas | | |households |– bulky and garbage cannot|Kabari-walla transport |procedures not being |which have a global | | |-Lack of awareness of...
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  • Ragpickers
    issue of child rag pickers. One of the major programs through which these children are covered is the Transitional Education Centres (TEC’s) run under the INDUS program of the Government. There are 11 TEC’s surrounding the dumping ground in Govandi reaching about 450 children, many of which work part...
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  • Mgmt
    services.  Q.8) What is common to the Burj Khalifa, Michael Jackson, football team Arsenal, Maradona and Sachin Tendulkar?  Ans) All are subjects being covered by Kraken Opus, the premium luxury book publishing company. Q.9) Name the founder of this brand who plans to utilise rag pickers from the...
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  • Solid Waste
    a serious threat, since they ferment, creating conditions favourable to the survival and growth of 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...
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  • life
    . 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, cans and bottles which they think could...
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  • The Plight O Ragpickers
    profession as rag pickers They are not paid by the state, relying instead on donations from the communities they serve and on meager profits from the sale of discarded items. they pick through refuse — shards of glass smeared with the remains of yesterday’s dinner, broken shoes mixed in with...
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  • Implementation of Corporate Social Responsibility
    Bottles are crushed and re-processed and are used as raw material in various industries, which has very good economic value. And it is evident from the fact that Reliance is one of the biggest buyers of recycled PET bottles. 6. Bisleri is changing the lives of rag pickers. They provide profit to 56...
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  • Waste Management an Example from India
    the garbage 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...
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  • Waste in Mumbai
    ground, i.e., Deonar, is only five to six years and, so far, no alternative 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...
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