Vinod Sreedhar, an independent consultant/trainer, who does programmes on social governance, has started a ‘back to nature’ initiative by pooling in with three of his friends. He wants to teach and share with others the simple ways of reconnecting with nature and giving back to the environment some of the natural resources. As part of this initiative are his trips to Ladakh which he organises periodically, so that youth can learn and assimilate the simpler ways of living of the people there. Aparna Shekhar spoke to him.
Choosing cleaning equipment such as scrubber-driers is nowadays heavily influenced by factors that deal with preservation of natural resources and limiting environmental impact. Facility maintenance and cleaning professionals are in a unique position to make a large impact on efforts made by business to adopt sustainable practices
There are various ‘Sustainability’ issues concerning waste management in India. Most projects started with good intention by the urban bodies failed to take off. R. A. Rajeev, Additional Municipal Commissioner, Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai, discusses the need for right financial model for such projects.