Since urbanization is a newly emerging trend in Northeast India, we have been blessed with a chance to progressively think about our urban areas and turn them into sustainable and healthy ecosystems.
Article by Sagarmoy Phukan and Aditya Bhuyan Introduction The quantity of municipal solid wastes generated in urban centres of Assam has been consistently rising over the years. Guwahati, the gateway… Read more The Chandrapur situation: Thoughts on waste management situation of Guwahati →
Article by Debangini Ray Look out of your window. What do you see? Power lines against the backdrop of buildings, overflowing drains and garbage bins, busy roads with traffic, some… Read more The Urban Jungle Saga: The need for citizen science in urban biodiversity conservation →
Article by Sagarmoy Phukan A public space as defined by UN-Habitat is “all places, including streets, publicly owned or of public use, accessible and enjoyable by all for free and without… Read more Democracy, Public Space and Sustainability →
Innovation and entrepreneurship are increasingly being recognised as important to achieve the sustainable development goals, and sustainability goals in general, especially in the urban context. Cities in the global south… Read more WasteAid launches €10,000 Zero Waste Cities Challenge in Guwahati: A global initiative targeting a local problem →
Article by Trisanki Saikia On any Sunday morning, you will find a group of motivated youngsters on the banks of the river Brahmaputra in Uzanbazar. These youth are giving their… Read more Waste management and reduction as effective methods for climate change mitigation: Stories from Guwahati city →
How badly are we affected? Urban Air Pollution (UAP) has become a major problem across the world, especially in a major issue in South Asian Countries. High population growth with… Read more Air pollution: Why should we care? →
Introduction With an increase in urban population in the Tier II and Tier III cities in India, waste produced has also amplified many folds. Management of the municipal solid waste… Read more Jorhat-The cleanest city of North-East India? →