Episode 6 digs deep into the question of why we should segregate and compost. Keshav Jaini, Savita Hiremath and Padma Patil – individuals who have helped convert their communities to greener waste management practices – share how they have journeyed with waste and outline the numerous profound insights it has brought to them about life and living. (Read Transcript) Listen now!
Featured: ‘Returning to Soil‘
This essay explores if the tiny act of giving attention to our own bit of waste offers the path back to the dying art of re-connecting with the Earth’s rhythms.
In episode 5 we meet two individuals, Keshav Jaini from Gurgaon and Savita Hiremath from Bangalore, who have been the driving force behind shifting their large communities to segregating and composting household waste. They share what motivated them to get into community waste management alongside the actual process of making, managing and maintaining the shift. (Read Transcript) Listen now!
Featured: ‘Turning Waste To Wealth‘
This essay explores how community based decentralised waste systems might be an important part of the solution to city waste management.
In episode 4 we speak to Poonam Bir Kasturi, founder of Daily Dump, a ‘mindset changing business’ working to transform an urban dwellers relationship with their waste. As a pioneer in the arena of home composting, Poonam shares what inspired her to start Daily Dump, how consumption patterns are contributing to a sharp growth in waste volumes and why composting is an important solution. (Read Transcript)
Hiding in our backyards could be the solution to the growing problem of waste in cities. Come meet the black soldier fly, a beneficial insect that helps with composting and waste management.
by Arpita Joshi
Lawyer and ocean lover, Afroz Shah, who has led one of the biggest beach clean ups in the world in Mumbai, shares how he has built a well-knit community of volunteers who week after week, come out to clear beaches of plastic waste. Volunteers also share what keeps them inspired and motivated. (Read Transcript)
This essay explores what continues to draw us to the ocean and despite the extent of the waste, there is reversal and rejuvenation that’s possible.
by Deepika Khatri