A Revolutionary Toilet Saves Water, Money, But It Is Ignored
“The good thing about Ecosan toilets is that families are willingly putting their own money in it, which ensures that they will use it too,”
Residents 'Adopt' Vitthalwadi River Stretch, Hyacinth Cleared
Alternate layers of dry leaves (from the city) and aquatic plants from a one-km stretch of the Mutha river are layered on the banks and composted.
जल, थल और मल (in Hindi)
नए तरह के शौचालय में मल और मूत्र दो अलग-अलग खानों में जाते हैं, जहां इऩ्हें सडा कर खाद बनाया जाता है।
Small Sustainability Initiative changes women’s lives in a big way
The transition to organic farming has allowed people to save Rs. 400 every season. The quality of soil has also improved.
The Journey of Shillong’s Waste-pickers to become Compost Suppliers to Meghalaya Raj Bhawan
They truly uphold the dignity of labour and have come to be known for their sense of happiness, unity, and cooperation.
Alappuzha gets recognised by UNEP for its solid waste management practices
This city in Kerala has adopted decentralised waste management and is pushing for 100 per cent segregation in all the 23 wards
Village women clean only freshwater lake in Odisha, revive tourism
Under the Cloth for Work initiative steered by Goonj, 30 women from Malabiharpur village took up the task of cleaning 2,000 sq ft area of the lake.
More people should use this zero sewage discharge toilet
Main advantages include - Needs barely 5-6 l of water, No solid waste output, Only colourless, odourless liquid is output
Straw for income
Instead of burning paddy straw, farmers in Haryana's Panipat district are using it to farm mushrooms. This has eased pollution, too