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  • 19
  • Apr, 2019
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'Thank You Safai Sathi' Painting Competition

  The 'Thank you Safai Sathi' campaign, under PRITHVI - Plastic Waste Management Programme, aims to pay gratitude to all our Safai Sathis that work for cleaner tomorrow. Safai Sathi is anyone who works towards making the environment cleaner. Safai Sathis are our waste pickers, house help, school cleaning staff, street sweepers, kabadiwalas, scrap dealers […]

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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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  • 16
  • May, 2018
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Plastic Recycling Initiative for Schools (Dehradun)

A plastic recycling drive was held in fifteen of our Dehradun Schools from February to May 2018. School students were requested to collect plastic bottles and containers and bring them to school. The plastic waste was then counted and collected by Waste Warriors who sent the plastic for recycling. The aim of the program was […]

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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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