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SWACH Newsletters
 

The SWaCH newsletter is a bilingual quarterly (English/ Marathi) in which we share our latest news, discuss issues related to waste and recycling, describe training workshops, introduce our members and share some press coverage. We would love your feedback!

 
   
 
 
   
  Volume 3 Issue 2  
     
  'Five years of SWaCH...Where does the MoU with PMC stand?... What do
citizens say about SWaCH?...Read what our members say also...'

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  Volume 3 Issue 1  
     
 

Nirmalaya Project: SWaCH, PMC and citizens join hands to safeguard
Pune's rivers during Ganesha festival...Colombian waste picker

wins Goldman Prize... Do You Know? Meet a member...
SWaCH in the news

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  Volume 2 Issue 4  
 

SWaCH Plus and all its activities,
from composting to V-Collects…. Waste pickers win inclusion for
their children in scholarships…
Green School Programme…
Plus, What is E-waste?

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  Volume 2 Issue 3  
 
     
  Volume 2 Issue 2  
 
'Waste pickers press for a comprehensive labour policy to safeguard their livelihoods...Why SWaCH will not participate in a weight-based SWM system...Plus --. ' Read more...
     
  Volume 2 Issue 1  
 
Making scrap shops part of the solution… Green Ganapati Visarjan 2012… SWaCH members make music… Plus, E-waste school campaigns. Read more...
     
  Volume 1 Issue 4  
 
Dilli chalo – the demand for pensions continues! … ‘V-Collect Clothes’… Let’s meet our waste picker of the month, and citizens who support SWaCH. Read more...
     
  Volume 1 Issue 3  
 
Pension Parishad – claiming a right to security in old age… Talwalkar Award… Waste to Energy Converters – issues and questions… Plus, creating more awareness on waste recycling. Read more...
     
  Volume 1 Issue 2  
 
     
  Volume 1 Issue 1  
 
Inauguration of our Mobile Recycling Unit…. Plus, an artist documents SWaCH workers in a unique painting exhibition! Read more...
 
   
  Volume 3 Issue 2  
     
  'Five years of SWaCH...Where does the MoU with PMC stand?... What do
citizens say about SWaCH?...Read what our members say also...'

Read more...
     
  Volume 3 Issue 1  
     
 

Nirmalaya Project: SWaCH, PMC and citizens join hands to safeguard Pune's rivers during Ganesha festival... Colombian waste picker

wins Goldman Prize... Do You Know? Meet a member ... SWaCH in the news
Read more...

     
  Volume 2 Issue 4  
 

SWaCH Plus and all its activities, from
composting to V-Collects…. Waste pickers win inclusion for their children in scholarships… Green
School Programme…
Plus, What is E-waste?

Read more...

   
  Volume 2 Issue 3  
 
     
  Volume 2 Issue 2  
 
'Waste pickers press for a comprehensive labour policy to safeguard their livelihoods...Why SWaCH will not participate in a weight-based SWM system....' Read more...
     
  Volume 2 Issue 1  
 
     
  Volume 1 Issue 3  
 
     
  Volume 1 Issue 1  
 
     
     
     
     
     
     
Newsletter
 
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Events & Campaigns
 
     
  Come and present your inspired ideas for how we can rethink e-waste and, in particular, spread awareness about e-waste disposal in ways that are outside traditional approaches.    
     
SWaCH in the News
     
  The Times of India
Sept 29, 2015
 
  Over 500 tonnes of nirmalya collected in 10-day festival  
     
  Sakal
Sept 29, 2015
 
  42 Thousand kg nirmalya collected by Swach  
     
  Sakal
Sept 28, 2015
 
  Classification of nirmalya by Swach  
     
  Sakal
Sept 25, 2015
 
  7th day of ganpati visarjan 17 Thousand kg nirmalya collected  
     
  Loksatta
Sept 24, 2015
 
  7th day of visarjan 16 Thousand kg. nirmalya Collected  
     
  Loksatta
Sept 19, 2015
 
  Swach ready for nirmalya collection.  
     
  Prabhat
Sept 18, 2015
 
  Nirmalya collection of initiative to swach  
     
  Maharashtra Times
Sept 04, 2015
 
  Nirmalya project call for volunteers  
     
  I am dna of Pune
Sept 04, 2015
 
  Be a swach volunteer, help collect nirmalya during Ganesh visarjan  
     
  The Times of India
Sept 03, 2015
 
  Ganeshotsav `nirmalya' target higher  
     
  Sakal Times
July 25, 2015
 
  The PMC to finally set up garbage shed on Baner Road  
     
  Sakal Times
August 15, 2015
 
  The Fees hiked for trash collection  
     
  The Indian Express
August 14, 2015
 
  The SWACH is the first co-operative of wastepickers in the country  
     
  The New York Times
JULY 29, 2015
 
  Scavengers Are India's Real Recyclers  
 
 
  Indiatimes  
  From A Ragpicker To An International Labour Speaker, Here's Suman More's Inspiring Journey!  
 
 
  Midday  
   
 
 
  Loksatta 29.04.2015  
 
 
  Times of India 29.03.15
With industries privatizing waste collection through contractors and companies, waste pickers in the city have said that access to recyclables was ...
 
 
 
  The Indian Express 6.11.14
Swach gets parliamentary committee's thumbs-up
 
 
 
  The Indian Express 31.10.14
Waste-picker from city attends international convention, meets Pope Francis
 
 
 
  Sakal Times 07.11.14
Meeting Pope was memorable : Waste picker Rebecca
 
 
 
  Times News Network
31.10.14
Waste collector from city meets Pope Francis
 
 
 
  DNA 5.11.14
From rags to recognition : A waste picker's struggle for basic rights
 
 
 
  DNA 3.11.14
For ragpickers, Pope is their hope
 
 
 
  Surfing their way into the mainstream  
 
 
  Midday 17.10.14
They plan to beat music out of junk
 
 
 
  Loksatta 02.09.14
Remember to give your Nirmalya to Swach members
 
 
 
  TOI 20.08.14
Change mindsets to change cities say wastepickers
 
 
 
  The Indian Express 13.08.14  
  Waste pickers demanding pre-matric scholarship for their kids end strike  
 
 
  TOI 09.08.14  
  Pune Municipal Corporation not providing gear: SWaCH  
 
 
  TOI 06.05.14  
  SWaCH to scale up e-waste collection  
 
 
  HINDU Survey of Environment 2013
Picking a brighter future
 
 
 
  Midday 26.06.13
NGOs tie up with schools for environmental awareness
 
 
 
  IE 12.07.13
Green school programme launched to spread awareness among school children
 
 
 
  N Y Times blog
Out of India's Trash heaps, more than a shred of dignity
 
 
  HT 06.07.13
South Civic body eyes Pune Model for garbage solution
 
 
 
  TOI 06.07.13
Ragpickers resolve sanitation dilemma
 
 
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