Waste

Waste Management Awareness Programme (6th April, 2019)

Waste Management Awareness Programme (6th April, 2019)

Highlights of the Event:

  • 37 students had participated in the one-day programme.

  • The objective of the programme was an initiative towards celebrating Earth Day, 2019. 

Go Green and Keep it Clean

Go Green and Keep it Clean

An Outreach Programme on Raising Awareness on Plastic Hazards

Highlights of the Event:

  • The Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ School had conducted an outreach programme at a local school in Balipara, Sonitpur District, Assam on 30th March 2019

  • The objective of the programme was to spread awareness about the evils of plastic disposal and reducing the use of plastic

Nick Stern: WaterSpeak in Naturenomics™5.0

Nick Stern, Professor of Economics and Government, London School of Economics

Clean water is the most precious of resources for survival; dirty water can be dangerous or lethal.

Case Study: Sandeep Gurung Sikkim

Armstrong Pame, the first IAS officer from Zemay Tribe of the Naga people, presents the young Naturalist Award to Sandeep Gurung from Sikkim

A writer and green activist, the seeds of Mr. Sandeep Gurung’s green consciousness were in many ways laid down by his parents. Mr. Gurung run Oh My India (OMI), a social group that creates awareness on the importance of reducing, reusing and recycling domestic waste, which has inspired thousands of individuals to change their lifestyles. He carved a niche for himself in the fashion world at a young age and is the owner of Green Gangtok – the first-of-its-kind eco- friendly fashion boutique in Sikkim. Mr.

Case Study: Sandeep Gurung Sikkim

Armstrong Pame, the first IAS officer from Zemay Tribe of the Naga people, presents the young Naturalist Award to Sandeep Gurung from Sikkim

A writer and green activist, the seeds of Mr. Sandeep Gurung’s green consciousness were in many ways laid down by his parents. Mr. Gurung run Oh My India (OMI), a social group that creates awareness on the importance of reducing, reusing and recycling domestic waste, which has inspired thousands of individuals to change their lifestyles. He carved a niche for himself in the fashion world at a young age and is the owner of Green Gangtok – the first-of-its-kind eco- friendly fashion boutique in Sikkim. Mr.

TEN YEARS AFTER THE STERN REVIEW

TEN YEARS AFTER THE STERN REVIEW

Nicholas Stern has a background in developmental economics and climate change. He has been supporting the initiative to reduce global per capita emissions to reduce the impact of climate change. He also believes that poverty reduction, sustainability and climate change are intermingled components that affect each other intrinsically.

Water – A Depleting Resource

Mr Karunakara Reddy, Chairman & MD – SMAAT India

World Water Day is celebrated on 22 March to spread awareness about the significance of water in our daily lives, how every individual can save water, and the importance of drinking clean water. Studies say that 1.1 billion people in the world do not get clean drinking water; and in India, around 1800 human lives are lost daily due to contaminated water. 

Rio Olympics programme to recycle waste

Rio Olympics programme to recycle waste

A waste picker programme has been launched for the Rio Olympics, thanks to a partnership between Brazilian waste pickers, Rio authorities and Coca-Cola.

Waste picking has always been a common yet marginalised profession in Brazil, as Brazilian cities lack formal recycling programmes.

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