Please follow the link to get the complete report on our visit to the Zero Waste Mangement at Vellore. Below is the plan we are working on for Bangalore aggregating the information on the subject...
We are working on a ZWM solution in Bangalore. The information so far... See the report on our visit to Vellore which is the model being tried here...
The large quantities of waste generated is currently being transported by lorries to some land fills costing significant amount to the government each day - with numerous concerns -
The various possible solutions:
Some efforts already in place:
Good examples elsewhere -
At schools kids can be taught about these by having plants set up within campus.
http://www.slideshare.net/differentspin/school-composting - has a link to an animation on composting for kids...
The Vellore solutions by Mr. C Srinivasan -
Solid Waste Management: (CMC - ZWM - Project)
Liquid Waste Management: (CMC - LWM- Duck Project - Waste waster treatment with the help of Ducks)
District Rural Development Agency - AID
AID Video on Cattle
Bio Degradable Marriage - Part 1 - AID
Bio Degradable Marriage - Part 2 - AID
Interview with Mr. C Srinivasan about waste management
A radio interview of Mr C Srinivasan.
This post will be updated as we see progress. We now have a company sponsoring projects. We are applying for the same. We have chosen CFL to work with for now. We shall choose some more schools to set up a prototype on ZWM and Rain Water Harvesting (RWH). The others can follow suite.
We have a lot activity now on the following mailing list -
One of the handbooks that YIMBY initiative came up with -
Some of the projects that have kicked of a year after a visit last year on 25th Jan -
1. Brigade Millenium -
2. Madiwala Lake -
3. More to be added once above prototypes result in some action! :)
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