While there has been significant awareness about waste segregation and grey water harvesting in the city, only a handful practice eco-friendly approaches. Among the significant lot is, T S Vijayaraghavan, an advocate residing in Nanganallur. From his individual capacity, he has been doing composting, vermicomposting, managing terrace garden, harvesting kitchen water/grey/black water and has a biomethanation plant for the past six years.
What does one do to bring about change? Well, two women from Seshadripuram, Velacheri, show how it is done. A garbage bin which was a sore point in the neighbourhood was removed by the civic body after two residents- Beverly Vineeth and Karpagavalli Venkatesan- took up the issue. Continue Reading
Bagirathan is focussing on waste management. Many Corporation officials come to his house to know the formula for composting waste collected on the streets. Continue Reading