Solid Waste Management

Pathways for a cleaner economy

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India generates over 62 million tonnes of waste every single year. Of these, only 12 million tonnes get treated, and 31 million tonnes make their way to landfills. Our work in this area supports organisations and initiatives that work at the confluence of volunteers, public demand and political will. We support organisations and initiatives that innovate, reduce costs, re-examine social norms, and create scientific communication for behaviour change.

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RESOURCES in this field

You cannot walk or drive more than a few metres in any Indian city without encountering mounds of rubbish. Even in our villages, you will find garbage billowing around fields, [...]