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#50-19 Women and Waste in India … Traditional recycling meets new law and methods in Bangalore

Documentary covers early and recent recycling initiatives led by women; the 3 primary categories of waste to be segregated; a history of caste discrimination around waste disposal; and the new recycling law in Bangalore, which requires additional household labour.

Host(s): Smita Ramanathan and Manju Venkat
Featured Speakers/Guests: Indu Ramesh, retired public radio and freelance broadcaster, longtime champion of waste segregation; Savita Hiremath, blogger and entrepreneur working in the area of waste management; Dr. Sowmya Raghavan, volunteer, waste management activist; housekeepers Shanti, Sathya, amd Rathnamma.

Credits: Producers/hosts Smita Ramanathan and Manju Venkat; editing, Manju and Varun Venkat; series editor, Frieda Werden.