Ganesh, an eco-hero

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Meet Ganesh, a rapicker. I met him when we went around Malleswaram with our Corporator.  We were trying to create solutions for the road-side garbage dumping.

Ganesh was retrieving recyclables from a dump near the Malleswaram Market on 9th cross. He was a very pleasant person and showed us his booty. I just started realising that he is an Eco Hero who is doing what we should be doing….Reduce ..Reuse ..Recycle.

I see a big conflict there: that dump is his bread and butter while we were looking at eliminating it!  Creating alternative options for these workers will be a win-win situation for the city.


About Vani Murthy 3 Articles
Vani is a Malleswaram resident, passionate about zero waste management.