Dhrubajyoti Ghosh: The Intrepid Ecologist and his ‘laboratory of survival’

“We count the number of millionaires, but not the millions of pickers who are active in our nation’s backyards.”

A turn for the better at Gandipet village

The Gandipet village is a striking picture of cleanliness. Across the length and breadth of a few streets, we spotted just one carton on the street.

From experiment to craft to industry: Upcycling India’s household waste

Egg crate forms were crafted into small decorative flowers and converted into lights for festivals, generating income for trained, underprivileged ...

Rooftop rainwater harvesting at Chhattisgarh school reduces absenteeism

The villagers now have access to clean and safe drinking water, and are also not dealing as much with scarcity.

Paaduks: Shoes with soul

Inspired by an article that spoke of the possibility of using waste tyres as soles for shoes, the team dove into exploring this idea

Ancient Indian Tradition of Agriculture and Food Sharing

We need to return to an agriculture that is completely devoid of the use of poisons and poisonous and poisoned plants, which is something we did fo...

Panchayat shows the way in Waste Management

People collect waste generated in the village twice a day to ensure that it is fresh - what use would that be?

Zero-Waste Community Emerges out of Grassroots Movements

A small-town anti-incinerator effort in Kerala grows into a statewide zero-waste program.

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