In India, only a third of the waste is treated in some form, according to the urban affairs ministry’s data.

Dealing with waste, the Japanese way

2 min read . 10 Dec 2018
India’s waste management problem is made worse by its notion of pollution and the persistence of the caste system. Photo: Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint

The dirty truth

7 min read . 13 Apr 2018
Babu in a slum. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint<br />

Babu, 11: Boy in wasteland

6 min read . 13 Aug 2016
The waste management company will collect the garbage from railway stations round-the-clock. Photo: Mint<br />

Railways to sell garbage at stations

1 min read . 07 Jul 2016
#BangaloreisBurning showcases stories of how people from Bengaluru, across all classes of society, are affected by open garbage burning. Photos: Hari Adivarekar<br />

Bengaluru’s burning problem

4 min read . 07 Jul 2016