One good thing about living in urban India is that there are cobblers on every corner who can fix your chappals quickly and for relatively little money. At the same time, pretty much any where you walk you’re bound to see left behind chappals or shoes that broke and someone decided to leave them behind … More What to do with those old chappals?
It’s true: I constantly lecture myself and others about reducing what you buy. A parent of one of my little 9-year-old students even told me that she couldn’t get her to buy a new pair of chappals–even though she needed them!–because I told them to reduce and avoid! Another piece of evidence that Garbology 101 … More Cotton: It’s Complicated