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Students, Shopkeepers, Govt Officials At Sari, Uttarakhand, Go The Green Way

Sari, a small village in Uttarakhand, takes a lead on waste management and creating awareness about environmental issues. The Green Trails team brings you updates from the Deoriatal Chandrashila trek base camp village.

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My Experiences Of Being A 2-Time Green Trails Intern

Do you want to know how is the life of a Green Trails Intern? What are his learnings, interests, and challenges? Hear straight from our 2-time Green Trails Intern Abhinav Chaurasiya.

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For Local Hero Rukmani Devi, Upcycling Is Not Just About The Money Anymore

Here’s the story of a woman who has defied the society, gone above and beyond the call of duty, to take the Green Trails mission forward.

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6 Practical Ways Of Making A Green Model Village

Here are 6 practical ways that help us in making Jaubhari, a village on Sadakphu Trek, West Bengal, a green model village. I am sure these real-life instances will help you as well.

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How Dharamji, A Local Hero, Keeps The Lohajung Village Clean

Here’s a story about our Local Green Trails Hero from Lohajung, Uttarakhand – Dharamji. He manages to keep the entire Lohajung market clean. Send your message to him in this post!

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How Setting Examples Help Us Fight Local Reluctance Towards Waste At Sari

It’s always an issue of reluctance amongst locals when it comes to handling waste. At Green Trails, we’ve always pounced on opportunities to communicate the importance of waste management. Once we get few people onboard, we set their examples to fight the reluctance amongst people.

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How Do You Think We Can Make Green Trails More Self-Sustained?

Innovation serves as a major enabler of the Green Trails Project. Let me tell you how with few real-life examples from Lohajung.

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The Green Trails Journey: Consistent Efforts And Patience Hold The Key

Here are the Green Trails updates for the first week of April. We bring the latest to you from Lohajung, Sari and Jaubhari.

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What Gets Measured Gets Managed – 2 Model Villages In The Making

At Green Trails, our main measure of success is when people actually see, realize and acknowledge the civic problems around them and work on solution strategies together.
Picture of Ecowarrior Devendar, a local businessman/shopkeeper from Lohajung who replaced Maggi packets with healthier/greener alternatives.

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How Do Locals Drive The Green Trails Mission?

The Green Trails mission – to leave the mountains in a better condition than they were – is an aspiring one. There’s one major stakeholder in our mission that largely goes unnoticed. These are the local residents – the men, women and children who act as powerful enablers of this process

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Here’s How Lohajung Fights Waste : 3 Dumpsites Replaced In A Day!

In this week’s updates of Green Trails activities, we bring to you latest developments from three of our base camps – Lohajung, Sari and Jaubhari.

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How Empowering Women Through Upcycling Is Helping The Himalayas

Our Green Trails team has brought about a transformation that involves financial independence for women, cleaner villages in the Himalayas and an unusual product for trekkers. Take a look!

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Upcycling Waste To Make Furniture: Latest Green Trails Pursuit

The Green Trails team at Jaubari upcycled bottles and construction waste to make furniture. Read about this and other Green Trails updates here.

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Clean Up At Lohajung Nudges Officials To Improve Waste Situation

Our Green Trails crusader, Mohit Dev joined hands with officials in Lohajung to address the waste management crisis of the town. Read latest updates here.

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Tracking Trash In Jagatsukh and Manali – Insights From Our Investigation

We wanted to find out just WHY waste gets thrown by riversides in Jagatsukh and Manali instead of being disposed properly. Here’s what our Green Trails team learnt.

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Maggi or the Mountains, What Will You Choose?

If you’ve ever had Maggi in the mountains, you should read this.

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Indiahikes Gets Permission To Use Haldwani Landfill For Non-Recyclable Waste

The Commissioner of Haldwani has granted Indiahikes permission to use use the landfill for disposing off non recyclable waste. Read about this and other Green Trails updates.

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How ONE person Can Change The Mountains In Just A Week

Ori Gutin explains how just ONE person can make a huge difference in preserving the ecosystem on the mountains. The statistics are going to surprise you.

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11 Sacks Of Waste Collected In One Day At Lohajung!

Our team collected 11 sacks of non-recyclable waste on the very first day of clean up at Lohajung. Read our latest Green Trails updates here!

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Using Upcycling To Spread Waste Management Awareness Among Students

Our Green Trails interns used upcycling as a means to teach the students about waste management. Read on to know more.

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485 Kg Of Waste Cleared In Jagatsukh, Himachal Pradesh

Here is how our Green Trails team and the Mahila Mandal in Jagatsukh came together to clear 485 kg of waste from the town.

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How Indiahikes Met Water Requirements At Roopkund Through Rainwater Harvesting

Our Green Trails team has come up with rainwater harvesting systems at Roopkund. Read how they collected 100 litres of water in just 20 minutes of rainfall.

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10 Ways To Keep Your Green Trails Spirit Alive At Home

Green Trails Crusader, Ori Gutin, puts down ten simple ways of keeping your Green Trails spirit alive. Start your green home with this article.

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How Plastic Bottles Were Upcycled At Remote Villages In Uttarakhand

A big Green Trails team in the Himalayas came up with an innovative way of upcycling disposable water bottles into construction bricks. Take a look!

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How we Innovate to make Trekking Environmentally Sustainable

Through our Green Trails initiative, we are always trying to find alternative ways to process, reduce and recycle waste. Here are some of our experiments.

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First Ever Eco-Clubs Opened At Three Schools In Uttarakhand

The Green Trails interns at Indiahikes have opened the first ever Eco-Club in three schools in Uttarakhand. Read more about it here.

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