Zero-waste family grows diverse varieties of organic vegetables
Meet the zero-waste Chennai family growing 50+ varieties of organic veggies
Kalpana Manivannan and her family have replaced all their wasteful habits with those that are wholesome, eco-conscious and nearly zero waste. Along with growing her own fruits and vegetables, she has also made cosmetics such as soap, body butter, shampoos and tooth powder at home.
Urbanites get around space constraints for gardens in the city by starting collective terrace gardens in their flats - using the balconies to grow certain plants that the entire building uses.
For their outings to restaurants, they always carried stainless steel tiffins - in case they had to bring back leftovers.