In December 2017, the Forum of Cities that Segregate was instituted by the Centre for Science and Environment. Now a report assessing waste management in 20 forum cities shows that smaller cities may be showing the way.
The Alappuzha model of waste management was presented as a zero-waste model at the Paris Climate Conference in 2015. Yet the city stands at a dismal rank of 380 in the recent clean city rankings. Navya P K finds out why.