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Nualgi – a Saviour for Sewage Water?

First published on Caleidoscope. The issue of waste management in India is a much debated topic which needs no introduction. Large space is dedicated in the media every day to highlight the problems of urban waste. Particularly, pollution of water bodies due to sewage dumping has rendered all the rivers and lakes in urban areas unusable. Read on

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Waste - not wealth - management!

First published on Caleidoscope. The issue of waste management in India is a much debated topic which needs no introduction. Everyday, large space is dedicated in the media to highlight the problems of urban waste. Politicians often use it as a talking point, while commoners make it a point to crib about it. Meanwhile, as tons of solid waste continues to pile up in the outskirts of cities, nothing seems to happen on finding a permanent solution to this everyday problem. It is hard to believe that a developing country like India which suffers from severe resource crunch in almost all natural resources, can afford to create such enormous piles of waste. Read on

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Urban Leaves blossoming on a Concrete Backdrop

In the midst of talk about the threats of global warming, food insecurity, an onslaught of genetically modified crops, farmer suicides, a lack of urban waste management, dwindling green spaces and rising stress levels in our city landscapes, an inspired group of Indians from Mumbai’s urban jungle banded together to lead the walk towards an urban gardening movement. Read on