ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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The Waste Picking Community: Some Issues and Concerns

The waste pickers, a faceless workforce, play a critical role in the recycling of solid waste. With the increasing privatisation of the municipal solid waste management, the livelihood of these unorganised workers is threatened. A seminar series held in JNU focussed on the plight of these hapless workers as well as delved into the issues of gender, migration and the informalisation of labour.
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