They are convenient, have a relatively friendly environmental footprint and work out to be cheaper than you’d think. And a good number of Chennai moms are saying ‘aye’ to these modern cloth diapers. Would you make the switch?
As Mylapore prepares to celebrate the annual Panguni Thiruvizha, conscious citizen volunteers band together yet again to send out strong messages to the public, requesting them to avoid food wastage and dispose of garbage responsibly.
You can play a big role in making Chennai just like one of those clean, beautiful global cities you visit or watch on TV. It doesn’t take much; just put the trash in the right place, says a long-time crusader.
Domestic and industrial waste management receives a lot of focus in discussions around cleanliness of the city, but what about the dumps created by governmental and parastatal departments? These photos call for an urgent policy to tackle this.
Senior citizen members of the Besant Nagar Government Officials Cooperative Housing Society reclaimed the Society’s empty, misused plots to create a public park, setting an example in community action.
The reported move of the GCC to make segregation at source mandatory is music to the ears of many waste champions in the city, but they know that a lot more needs to be done to make the mission a success on a city-wide scale.
A citizen journalist reports on their long-standing struggle to stop environmental damage and health hazards due to indiscriminate dumping and burning of mixed waste in Padur on Old Mahabalipuram Road.