Kaapi & Chai

In South India it’s filter coffee (or in the local dialect pilter kaapi). In North India it’s chai. It’s grown here, it’s fresh (especially from Coorg!) and it’s delicious. The way everyone used to drink these beverages was pure Zero Waste. Today, people have succumbed to the Western method of using tea bags. And it seems, … More Kaapi & Chai

Funeral waste

The past month or so I’ve been away from school as I had to attend my mother-in-law’s funeral. In a Hindu family, or more specifically in an Iyer family, there are a number of rituals and a great deal of waste that one has to contend with. Unfortunately, I wasn’t 100% on the ball and … More Funeral waste