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Residents block traffic as they protest against authorities constructing a landfill for dumping garbage in a residential area in Noida.
A ragpicker woman searches for recyclable material as Greater Adjutant Storks and other birds fly over a garbage dumping site in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Biomediation culture being sprayed on windrows which are turned over once a week to allow for aeration, this prevents accumulation of harmful gases that can ignite. This method als...
Two feet high long windrows being created using old and new waste landing at Ghazipur landfill. This helps to reduce odor, emission of harmful gases and combustion.
Cranes sit on top of the landfill looking fro food.
A part of the Ghazipur landfill has been beautified by covering the dump with grass.
The dumpyard is almost 50 meters in height.
Suprisingly, a wide variety of birds can be seen living in the Ghazipur Landfill.
The view of the city from atop the Ghazipur landfill.
Ghazipur is one of the oldest Landfills in Delhi and was made in 1984.
Garbage trucks entering the Ghazipur landfill to empty the garbage collected from the city. Each truck carries up to six tonnes of garbage.
Unlike Bhalswa, Rag pickers are not allowed into the Ghazipur dump yard which often means the only life you see is dogs and vultures.
The top of the Bhalswa Landfill is streaming with activity as trucks come to dump the garbage collected from the city every few minutes.
The unrestricted access to the landfill often means cattle from nearby find a grazing ground at the landfill.
The view of North Delhi’s residential complex’s from atop the 55 meter high Bhalswa landfill.
A small child walks around the Bhalswa landfill looking for recyclable garbage. The pieces of cardboard, plastic and cloth are sold to earn a living.
Rag pickers from unauthorised basti’s around the Bhalswa landfill gather around a newly arrived garbage truck to collect pieces of plastic and other material they can sell.
Delhi generates 8,300 tonnes waste daily
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