Odette Katrak is a soft-skills trainer and an environment & sustainability changemaker. She is co-founder of Beautiful Bengaluru, an initiative for a clean, green, safe city, now known as Beautiful Bharat.
World Menstrual Hygiene Day is intended to focus on the millions of women worldwide without access to hygienic solutions during their monthly period. Today, we continue the focus, but with a changed track in the context of the global environment crisis.
Here’s a challenge that actually makes a difference. It will make water saving a daily habit among citizens, so that every day is World Water Day and there is never a D-Day scenario because of water scarcity!
Driving past the Bhalswa landfill, often described as Delhi’s ‘flaming hell’, a Bengaluru resident is shocked, and urges all citizens to introspect and take immediate action to reduce waste and save our cities.
With a spiralling demand-supply gap, the water problems of every Indian city are set to assume nightmarish proportions unless immediate action is taken. We must each do our bit on a daily basis and it is so simple if you know how!