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  • 08
  • Nov, 2018
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Rajpur Nature Festival 2018

This was the fifth year in a row that we have managed the waste at the Rajpur Nature Festival. Our team coordinated the segregation of waste generated by around 100 stalls and thousands of visitors. Vendors were given reusable sacks for their dry waste, and the large bins we provided were lined with biodegradable sacks […]

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  • 01
  • Nov, 2018
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Over 5 tonnes of waste collected in Himalaya clean up expedition

A series of mountain clean up’s was organised by our fellow Warrior and former Dharamsala Operations Manager Rahul Makkar. The first expedition ran from the 18th to the 22nd Oct, with a team from the Indian Mountaineering Federation visiting the Pantwari-Nag Tibba region, including Chopta, Tugnath temple and Chandrashila peak. The team IMF team supported […]

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  • 15
  • Oct, 2018
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Waste Warriors wins a Safaigiri 2018 Award!

  Good news: Waste Warriors' efforts were rewarded on 2nd October 2018, at the Taj Lands End in Mumbai! India Today presented Waste Warriors Society with a Safaigiri 2018 Award for being a ‘Community Mobiliser’, one of 15 award categories presented to NGOs working across India at the India Today Safaigiri Summit and Awards 2018. […]

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  • 15
  • Sep, 2018
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World Clean Up Day 2018

On 15th September 2018 we participated in World Clean Up Day joining 13 million people, in 144 countries doing their bit to clean up their communities. Waste Warriors joined forces with AIESEC India Dehradun who provided 150 volunteers from across the city. Our teams handed out gloves, litter-grabbers, and garbage sacks, and everyone brought some […]

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  • 30
  • Aug, 2018
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Nestle's 2 minute Safai ke Naam

Nestle has started an initiative called "2 minute Safaai ke Naam" to raise public awareness on proper waste disposal and reducing the consumption of single-use plastics. The outreach team from Waste Warriors Dehradun were invited to be guest speakers at an event organised by Nestle and Amar Ujala, the Uttarakhand media partners for the program, […]

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  • 29
  • Aug, 2018
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Phase II of 'Green Gurukul' launched

Phase II of our Education Program (now named Green Gurukul) commenced with participants from 28 schools attending teacher training events on 28th and 29th August. The teachers were taught how to be use a curated collection of informative toolkits, developed by WasteLess that can be utilised by their fellow teachers enabling them to reach out […]

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  • 26
  • May, 2018
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Himalayan Clean-Up 2018

On the 26th of May, Waste Warriors took part in the Himalayan Clean-Up 2018 campaign initiated by the Integrated Mountain Initiatives (IMI) and Zero Waste Himalayas. Waste Warriors Dehradun organised mass clean-ups in Jakhan Forest, Santla Devi river, Robber's Cave, Raipur Road near The Oasis School and Mussoorie Road with support from the Forest Department, […]

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  • 17
  • Apr, 2018
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Teacher Training Program for 27 Schools

Waste Warriors held teacher training sessions as part of our Educational Program on solid waste management on the 16th & 17th April 2018, at Manav Bharti India International School. 40 teachers from 27 different schools attended the training. They were trained by the fabulous Neha Sachdeva who was our teacher trainer for the Ambala project. […]

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  • 31
  • Mar, 2018
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Local Organisations join forces in Rally Against Plastic (Dehradun)

On 31st March 2018, a protest march was held from Survey Chowk to the Tibetan market in Dehradun to raise a voice against single use plastic and littering in the city. More than 300 members of the general public and representatives from 20 Dehradun based organisations came together to promote and support the plastic ban […]

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  • 22
  • Jan, 2018
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ID Card distribution and Awareness Program for Ragpickers

On 22nd January in collaboration with the Dehradun Municipality we held an event in which 50 ragpickers, previously identified by Waste Warriors received an official ID card issued by the Dehradun Municipal Corporation. In addition to the ID cards, we also distributed safety equipment such as protective gloves, a high viz vest and face masks. […]

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