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    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.


    • Family is from: Porur

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