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A Trash Course!

A Trash Course!

Do we ever stop to think where all the trash that we produce goes? Most of it heads to a dumpsite – yes, those mountains of waste that you might have seen on one of your trips around the city. Let's dig into this subject a bit, shall we?

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A huge dark mountain is looming up amidst houses and buildings, with a flock of crows and eagles circling over it. As one goes closer, you can see people on it, scouring for things they can re-sell, while scrawny-looking dogs fight to find something to eat. Trucks carrying loads of trash trudge up the mountain. And quite often, you find a fire raging on one side of the mountain...

Resolve to Evolve

Resolve to Evolve

A snippet of the vibrant activities conducted from the kindergarten tiny-tots to the high-school teenagers under the Green Schools Programme

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Online education became the talk-of-the-town in 2020 when the entire globe succumbed to an unknown lockdown for more than 300 days. Students became weary and so the entire education community sprung up to the challenge. Country-wide they took to their screens like wildfire, proving their resilience in a jiffy.

At the Pawar Public School, Chandivali, we went a step beyond with the Green Schools Programme (GSP). Organised by the Centre for Science and Environment, New Delhi, the GSP sensitised our youth about environment conservation...

Man-Made Volcano
Food and Antibiotics

Food and Antibiotics

Microorganisms are extremely important for our survival. They help in decomposing organic waste material, and in nutrient absoprtion by plants and animals.

My Wriggly Friend

My Wriggly Friend

"Oh, my God! Mummy, there is a snake in the house.”

"I am dead and yuck!” I heard the desperate cries of my two daughters, Badki and Chutki.

Alarmed, I ran towards the room from where I could hear their voices, to check whether it was actually a snake in the house or something else. As soon as I crossed the threshold of the room I spotted three earthworms wriggling in through the space between the main door and its frame, into the house. My younger daughter Chutki was calling it a snake and the older one Badki was so scared to see them that the glass fell from her hand and broke!

How to Manage and Compost Kitchen Waste at Home

How to Manage and Compost Kitchen Waste at Home

Priyanka Bhasin, from Roots and Wings, is a partner with Daily Dump. She explains what is kitchen or organic waste, how to segregate waste and compost it at home using Khamba or earthen pots and some other easily available elements. Daily Dump is a Bengaluru-based green initiative that is promoting waste management and composting at home in Indian cities.