The broom is mightier than the camera

If you eat a packet of chips, what will you do with the empty packet?” asks Pawan, a coordinator of the Waste Warriors programme, during a workshop at the Sunderkhal Government Junior High School in Corbett area of Nainital district. A gaggle of around 50 students pipe up and answers in Hindi in unison. “We’ll put the packet into our bag and put it in the right trash bag at home for collection”. A couple of kids look confused but, for the most part, they all have the same, clear reply. Pawan then opens a massive bag and starts to pull out items. He holds eac.....

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