The Saahas Zero Waste model comes from Bangalore, India’s technological capital. It concentrates on partnerships with large companies, Extended Producer Responsibility and recycling to formalize waste management in Indian metropolises while guaranteeing better working conditions for sector employees. A city that has seen its population double in a little over 15 years is inevitably encumbered with a waste management problem which is all the more difficult to manage if such growth occurs uncontrollably in a city that was not meant to host so many people from neighbouring villages and surrounding countryside. This is what is happening in Bangalore, officially Bengaluru, capital of the Indian State Karnataka, also known as India’s Silicon Valley. Here, the population expl...