Why Waste Crisis Is A Behavioral Problem – A TedX Talk By Our Green Trails Head

Here is the full script of the TedX Talk by our Green Trails Head, Lakshmi Selvakumaran. Here, she talks about waste crisis as a behavioural problem.

The Young Girl Who Embraced Change

Our GT fellows were apprehensive about approaching and asking teenagers/young adults to switch to menstrual cups. Until they met Supriya. Read on to find out how Supriya became part of the change on Sandakphu trail.

How Our Local Hero Nima’s Simple Idea Reduced Reckless Littering On The Sandakphu Trail

Nima Rai from the town of Rimbik in Darjeeling comes up with a radically simple idea that helped cut down trash on Sandakphu trail. Read more about him here.

Promoting Sustainable Menstruation In The Mountains: The Story So Far

Our Green Trails team has been active on the Sandakphu slope spreading awareness about sustainable menstruation. And slowly but surely, they are succeeding.

A Story Of Hope From Remote Darjeeling

A heartwarming story from a small town near Darjeeling where a township came together to upcycle more than a tonne of plastic waste!

What Happens To The Wet Wipes You Leave Behind

Be it the cities or the Himalayas – wet wipes are harmful – to you and the planet. Find out why trekkers should not use wet wipes.

Support Green Trails To Keep The Himalayas Clean

We need some help from you to make trekking in India more sustainable. For nearly 8 years now, Indiahikes has funded the Green Trails project to leave the mountains in a better condition. After all these years, Green Trails has almost turned into an organisation on its own. This is where we need your support. […]

How Far Would You Go To Clean The Hills?

While most of us enjoy trekking, there are very few of us who practice sustainable trekking practices. Let’s take a look at what more needs to be done.

How This Swedish Citizen Uses Eco-Bricks To Fight Plastic Pollution In Manali

This week’s local hero story is about Hawey, a Swedish man who found friendship, peace and a sense of purpose in Jagatsukh, our base camp of the Hampta Pass trek. His actions revolve around the local environmental welfare. This makes him our hero. Read his complete story here.

Our New Upcycling Ideas at the Sandakphu Base Camp: Jaubhari Updates

New upcycling ideas always gets us excited. Having more upcycled ideas means more ways to use the waste generated on the Himalayan slopes. It is no surprise that every upcycled item is a high-five moment for us. Read more in our updates from Sandakphu.

How our Local Hero Sukhman Daju Helped Create An Eco-Village in Sandakphu

Sukhman Daju is the go-to person for our Green Trails team at the Sandakphu base camp. He has helped Indiahikes make Jaubhari a model eco-village. Read more to know how.

A Documentary Film On Green Trails By Red Bangle Films

Lakshmi Rebecca from the Red Bangle Fiilms, set out on a journey to Roopkund to see how the problem of waste is tackled in the mountains. Check out her insights in this video movie clip.