Tag: recycling

Waste Pickers to Stop Subsidising the Pune Municipal Corporation!

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by Lakshmi Narayanan In 2007 waste pickers in Pune stepped out of garbage containers to establish SWaCH, a workers cooperative to provide front end waste management services to their city. SWaCH enabled their transition from waste pickers to service providers. Seven years later, 2300 waste pickers provide daily door to door waste collection services to 4… Read more »

Waste Picker News 5 January 2014

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(English) BURMA. “Burma Could Learn From India: Channeling Diversity into Democracy Instead of Strife.” Epoch Times (4 January 2014) by Venus Upadhayaya. “In a broader picture, India cannot only help us to establish our democratic process, but [can] also help us to look at the question of various ethnic nationalities in a national set-up.” PAKISTAN…. Read more »

Waste Picker News 22 December 2013

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(English) INDIA. “Being the voice of the voiceless.” Bangalore Mirror Bureau (22 December 2013) by Khushali P Madhwani. As the Community Radio movement celebrates a decade of its existence in India, we revisit the story of Radio Active, Bangalore’s first community radio station. KENYA. “Big lift for Kenya’s e-cycling.” Recycling International (19 December 2013).IT equipment… Read more »

Achieving Together: AeT Intern 2013 Regional “Architectural Student of the Year”

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by Tasmi Quazi Mongezi’s thesis explores urban informality as a generator for meaningful built form through his proposal for a multipurpose trade hub in Warwick Junction. The proposed building is to support informal traders that need a productive space to facilitate their work. The central design challenge he poses is “Why not have the courage, where… Read more »

Realização em Conjunto: estagiário da AeT eleito o “Aluno de Arquitetura do Ano” de 2013 em sua Região

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por Tasmi Quazi A tese de Mongezi explora a informalidade urbana como geradora de construções significativas através de sua proposta para um centro comercial multiuso em Warwick Junction. A construção proposta tem como objetivo o apoio de comerciantes informais que precisam de um espaço produtivo para facilitar seu trabalho. O desafio de design central apresentado… Read more »