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Sensor Based Sorting Of Waste

  Waste Segregation has become more complex than it was a few years back – it is no longer just paper, plastic, and glass but it contains multi-layer packaging and other composite waste as well. Recycling can only take place when waste is segregated. As the amount of waste keeps increasing the number of people […]

Waste Management – Health Hazards Faced by Waste Workers in India

Waste management in developing countries is seen as an “if all else fails” option, and with good reason: the risks to health caused by this job are astronomical. Waste is scarcely segregated, and the recyclable waste is mixed with organic, medical, and non-recyclable waste are left to rot by the roadsides which involves physical handling […]

Potential Solutions to Sanitation Crisis

Sanitation and Hygiene are critical to health, survival and development. Many countries are challenged in providing adequate sanitation for their populations, leaving the people at a risk for water, sanitation and hygiene related diseases. Throughout the world, an estimated 2.5 Billion people lack access to basic sanitation and hygiene. Basic sanitation is described as protecting […]

Smart Waste Management

Rise in population and modernization has resulted in an upsurge in the demand for food and essential supplies. Modern methods of packaging for transportation and storage purposes has resulted in large quantities of waste being generated in each household. Waste management is an essential prerequisite for an ecologically sustainable development. Waste Management involves all the […]

Role of Technology in Waste Management

  Inadequate waste management has made garbage among the topmost crises in urban India. The malaise has spread from tier-1 metros all the way down to the smallest towns, often making our public spaces hotbeds of pollution and infection. Waste contaminates our streets, open areas, and waterways. It chokes our drains and when burnt, pollutes […]