Composting is made easier by readily available containers with required holes as well as add on ingredients to accelerate composting or managing airflow & mix to keep odour away. Buying a new composter is one time carbon footprint of getting additional resource but will go a long way in reducing methane emissions, help waste reduction… Continue reading Creating Black Gold and saving tomorrow (Part 2 of 3)
Yes, it can be done in an apartment without disturbing your neighbours. There are many online tutorials, blogs and videos available on this. Below are my top 3 choices which I found useful. In case you have been planning for a long time and do it by yourself, so this is where you can get… Continue reading Creating Black Gold ( Part 1 of 3)
After you start segregating waste into the three broad categories- wet, dry and hazardous ( some cities and countries do it in multiple types, lets first start with three broad ones), second simple step is handle the wet waste at our homes. Completely under our control either by: DIY methods. ( Lot of online information… Continue reading Have you collected this black gold ?
Even though rules say every household needs to segregate waste but there are a states where segregation is 0%-99%. The reason could be on account of not being aware or willing. Let me address the first part on awareness. Image by TIm S from Pixabay Key to tackling waste all across is the first simple step of… Continue reading The truth of land and water, Did you know?
Last post didn’t have images we would want to see. But at the same time the problem on managing the garbage and ever increasing city waste is a problem we all know. However, there are also some bright spots exhibited by some cities which tells us again that it is difficult but it is possible… Continue reading What different Cities in India did to handle the waste?
Picture 1: What is a landfill everyone must have known and seen. Most look similar to below: source : Image by Pasi Mäenpää from Pixabay Picture 2: How it looks near our homes if we are lucky to be far far away from a landfill : source : Image by zibik from Pixabay Picture 3:… Continue reading Which of below image we want to see again?
Race to '-1' : Day 352 Ramya came to city to meet her friend. In the city she saw how easy it was to order any food delivered online and it was delivered at home- be it cooked or uncooked. At the same time she saw that it was a normal for people to leave… Continue reading Does food require so much thought?
Race to '-1' : Day 353 Most types of plastic are a serious environmental challenge. Then why focusing on kitchen and food waste ? Answer : Relationship which food has with each of us is rooted deeper. Even if that is true, thats is not the answer you would want to listen. So lets put… Continue reading Why Food waste is priority vs Plastics ?
Race to '-1' : Day 354 Is the #composting process complicated and time consuming? Is there lack of information available on composting? Is it practically not possible to practice in cities with limited space? The answer is NO. It’s all in mind till we get started on it. Do I really need do it at… Continue reading Why only 18% practice composting?
Race to -1 : Day 355 ( Link to previous Day- https://preetymundhra.com/2020/06/16/race-to-1-day-356-first-step/) Small survey on “zero waste” done brings the below insights: 86% respondents felt strongly on adopting #zerowaste. Ranked it 8 or higher on a scale of 1-10. Paper- reduced use & recycling came as common form of #wastereduction practiced followed by no to… Continue reading Which 18% you want to be?