A potted history of waste management in Chennai

By TheHindu on 12 May 2017

Are you aware that there are now free crash courses on source segregation? To give a few examples, the green wing of Chennai Trekking Club and Kabadiwalla Connect offer bite-sized learning capsules on this advanced form of waste management.

From the early 1990s, when a plastic cover and a vegetable peel were just a plastic cover and a vegetable peel, and did not carry the tags ‘dry waste’ and ‘wet waste’, waste management has come a long way.

The early days