Recyclable plastic, an item commonly sold by ragpickers, was taxed 5.5% before but is now in the 18% bracket.
While Mumbai has introduced e-waste segregation, Bengaluru has imposed penalties to ensure waste segregation at source.
Waste collectors, sorters and recyclers in Morocco keep the town from suffocating and are vital in the fight against climate change.
It’s thanks to decomposition brought about by beetles and fungi that we’re not all buried under dead organic matter.
With severe fuel shortages hampering agriculture, transport and other activities, a makeshift refinery has been set up to extract fuel from plastic waste.
Subodh Kerkar is using art to spread awareness on the menace of litter in Goa.
Sahapedia recently held a sale of donated vintage handloom and silk saris to help foster a community of those who are interested in India’s long and diverse tradition of textiles.
Despite providing affordable clothing to the poor, the Waghri community faces absolute dejection, constant struggle to hold a fixed market in a Indian cities and meagre economic returns.
What happens to the vehicles you see wrecked and abandoned on the side of the road? Sreedeep captures one of the places they end up at – the Mayapuri junkyard, a strange world of clutter and order, destruction and reuse.
Photographer Shome Basu captures life for the recyclers who work at the Ghazipur landfill.
An exhibition in New Delhi unveils and humanises the work of recycling in India, and the people behind it.
Anshu Gupta’s fresh thinking not only highlighted the need for clothing to be a part of the development agenda but also helped create a resource out of what city dwellers discard