That could have been tomorrow's lunch.
Danish Siddiqui / Reuters
If you think you don't waste much food, you might want to think again. As Australians, we actually discard a whopping 20 percent of what we purchase. That's like bringing home five shopping bags of fo...
Explore the potential hidden in the trash heap.
A solution to India's garbage mess.
Anindito Mukherjee / Reuters
Suiting up for a mission.
Prof Veena Sahajwalla
"Mujhe hafte main 10-12 baar chot lagti hai, aur khoon bhi nikalta hai; par ab toh aadat ho gayi hai (I get injured 10-12 times a week, sometimes there's blood, but now I'm used to it)," says Chotu, a...
In January this year, the ‘Guardian’ profiled Professor Veena Sahajwalla as “the woman who loves garbage.” Ever since her growing up days in Mumbai, Veena was fascinated by waste because she saw it as a hidden resource waiting to be tapped into. Today, her pioneering work completely transformed the way the properties of carbon-bearing materials are understood, including discarded graphites, plastics and rubber tyres. She has received international acclaim for inventing “green steel”.
The journey of the Solid Waste management (SWM) team at Sobha Quartz, a residential apartment complex in Bangalore, started five months ago, when resident Shubha Tripathi got in touch with the Kasa Muktha Bellandur group, which is helping implement waste segregation in the Bellandur area using their innovative 2 Bin 1 Bag method.