TALKS | Methodology, philosophy and theory of systemic design

Systemic Design for Household Waste Management

Harshita Hassani & Dr. Naveen Kumar
Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Bangalore
Unitedworld Institute of Design, Gandhinagar

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Abstract

Indians are facing major natural difficulties related to waste generation and deficient waste gathering, transport, and its treatment. Current frameworks of India can’t adapt to the volumes of waste created by an expanding urban populace, and this affects the earth and general well-being. The difficulties and hindrances are huge, however, so are the chances. In any case, there is a great deal of inconstancy in per capita wastage in India. Household waste is generated faster than other industrial and environmental pollutants such as methane gas, greenhouse gases, etc. (Hoornweg et al. 2013). Being the world’s second-largest populous country the standard of urbanization in India has increased from 27.81 % in 2001 to 31.16 % in 2011. The rising population is putting extreme pressure on the need for food, shelter and other natural resources (Cointreau 2006) (Kathiravale and Muhd Yunus, 2008).