Renewable Matter # 20 / February-March

The Indian Way towards Zero Waste

by Antonella Ilaria Totaro

30 tonnes of waste treated daily, with the aim of managing 300 by 2021. This is one of the results obtained by the decentralized end-to-end collecting and separation waste model conceived by a Bangalore based company. 


The Saahas Zero Waste model comes from Bangalore, India’s technological capital. It concentrates on partnerships with large companies, Extended Producer Responsibility and recycling to formalize waste management in Indian metropolises while guaranteeing better working conditions for sector employees.

A city that has seen its population double in a little over 15...

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