The management and faculty at Dr.P.Venkataramana Higher Secondary School, Pughs Road were interested in managing their waste better. CAG researchers undertake a waste and brand audit, and the results showed practical ways to manage their organic waste in situ and reduce all inorganic waste.
As part of its Zero Waste Cities effort, CAG is working to establish a zero waste system that is decentralised, waste is collected in a segregated manner at the doorstep, and managed within the community. This report presents the research objectives, initial challenges, and how the team navigated these.
This report talks about the toxic chemicals in the form of heavy metals and volatile organic compounds which have been found in Kodungaiyur through sampling tests and the negative impacts of the same.
This article discusses how the HRIA process is being carried out in Kodungaiyur through the symptom's diary exercise and physical sampling in order to establish violations of the human rights to life, health and the environment.
This document discusses the concepts, approaches and methodologies used in conducting human rights impact assessments. The different phases and stages of HRIA are introduced, and the first three stages are discussed in some detail.
The report talks about the different chemicals used in the production of plastics, toxins released during the use and disposal of plastics and their respective impacts on health and environment.
This report presents the experience of Kripa Ramachandran, Researcher, and Sriram Radhakrishnan, Community Organiser, in making a wedding in Chennai zero waste. They found that hotels and caterers would be willing to adopt sustainable waste management practices. What is required for effective waste management in Chennai is the right directive for Bulk Waste Producers and improvements in the infrastructure and working conditions of the waste workers.