Work Overview

The waste management programme at CSE addresses institutional structures involved in waste management, treatment and disposal; helps build regulatory and technical capacities of cities in waste management; and highlights the role of the informal sector in India and global south through in-depth research and advocacy. CSE’s influential publication in 2016 on solid waste management, ‘Not in My Backyard’, highlighted the growing problem of waste in urban areas and carried in-depth case studies from cities following good solid waste management practices, as well as enabling policies and regulations.

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Announcements
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Zanzibar

Twitter: @CleanZanzibar

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Srilanka

Three Day Conclave on Waste Management (25-27 February, 2016) 

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Multimedia

video How to segregate you waste at home with Ruchika Sethi Takkar

Ruchika Sethi Takkar is a promoter of sustainable waste management at source. She teaches home-owners, residential societies and corporates the ways to segregate waste. At home, she segregates her waste into five different streams. Her message is that waste is a valuable

video The Best Waste Manager In Bengaluru

In Bengaluru's Kendriya Vidyalaya Rail Wheel Factory waste does not get out of the school campus.

EVERY BIT OF WARMING MAKES A DIFFERENCE

The world has 12 years to limit climate change catastrophe, warns the latest IPCC report

भविष्य का वाहन

स्पष्ट नीति के अभाव में क्या भारत बि जली से चलने वाले वाहनों के व्या पार को नेतृत्व प्रदान कर सकता है?

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Impacts

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Making inroads in Africa

An Integrated Waste Management Policy for African Nations, prepared by CSE, is under consideration for passage and implementation in three countries -- Swaziland, Zanzibar and Namibia.

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A success in Muzaffarpur, Bihar

CSE’s intervention and hand-holding has helped 31 city wards adapt segregation at source and composting at the household level.

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Contributing to managing Delhi’s waste

As a member of the Waste Management Committee set up by the Delhi High Court, CSE played an instrumental role in preparing an action plan for waste management for Delhi.

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The making of a unique Forum

Twenty cities from 13 states have been brought together under the Forum of Cities that Segregate, to commit to 100 per cent waste segregation by October 2019.