Karachi – where garbage is piling up

Our Karachi which was once known as the city of lights has now been termed the dirtiest city, with piles of garbage and overflowing gutters everywhere. As per the authorities, the city has 250,000 tons of backlog garbage dumped in residential areas.   Let me share facts and findings in this regard. Karachi houses more […]

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What a waste

A Chinese waste management company has begun mobilizing its equipment and fleet to begin municipal waste collection in Karachi. Tall promises have been made by the Sindh government that the city will become cleaner in a short while. Two districts, Karachi South and East, are the first to have been contracted out for a whopping […]

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The good, the bad and the ugly of plastics in Pakistan

Business-as-usual in the way we approach development must change. Traditional approaches to development are struggling to keep up with today’s social and environmental challenges. Many of these challenges are growing exponentially. The speed, dynamics and complexity of today’s social, economic and environmental problems are fundamentally different from previous eras in history. UNDP Innovation-AccLab Pakistan has created […]

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