Recycling

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This man is growing food in the most northerly major human settlement on Earth.
Meet the Arctic farmer making his town more sustainable
How is this man growing vegetables in the most northerly major human settlement on Earth.

Recycling: Can India tackle its toxic trash?

Is India ready to tackle its toxic trash?
By 2030, India is expected to generate 165 million tonnes of waste. Rubbish is everywhere; in alleys, streets, and marketplaces, and it keeps piling up. While there is a vast recycling culture that includes garbage buyers, scavengers and rag pickers, there are also complex hurdles that hamper the country’s fight against trash.

In this edition of WorklifeIndia, we talk about trash with three environmentalists using campaigns, comedy and creative entrepreneurship to address the mountain of waste. Are policy measures, campaigns and green businesses effective? How can waste be effectively monetised to create wealth and jobs? And how can we as consumers buy less and make recycling and upcycling a part of our lifestyle?

Presenter: Devina Gupta

Contributors: Vasu Primlani, environmentalist and stand-up comedian, Aanchal Sukhija, sustainable fashion designer & blogger, and Bharati Chaturvedi, founder and director, Chintan Environmental Action Group.