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Small Steps to Save Environment, Our Future

D ue to the unbearable heat, most of us are scared to step out of the house. But we hope that it is alarming enough for us, humanity, as it is our own gift to ourselves. This is what we have done to the environment.  We must do all we can to reduce the impact, to save the environment, our future. Here, we share a few, small steps to save the Environment: Do you have something to add to this list? Email us at 

Eco-Friendly Ways for a Sustainable Lifestyle

   This video made by Ankit Sharma, a BBA student of Christ University and Mission Bhartiyam intern, demonstrates some simple and everyday tips to live a life that is environmentally sustainable. The video share ways to reduce waste and environmental degradation.   

International Essay Competition on Climate Change

In a bid to encourage thought and action on reducing the impact of climate change, Mission Bhartiyam is organising an International essay competition for school students. The rules are: *The topic of the essay is "Climate Change Affects Us All" *The essay should be original and written by the student *Content should not be copied from internet. The entry will become invalid *This competition is for children studying in classes VI-X *The language of the essay can be in English or in Hindi. Essay in mixed language of Hindi and English will not be accepted.  *This competition is open for participation from children of all countries *Since Mission Bhartiyam is a voluntary initiative, only certificates will be awarded *Certificates will be given to winners and all participants with valid entries  *Email the essay to . The email/entry should carry the basic details - name of the student, class, name of the school, city and country. Please attach a photo

Practical Tips to Reduce Waste

According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) the total quantity of Solid waste generated in the country is ~160,000 metric tones per day (TPD). ~153,000 TPD of waste is collected at a collection efficiency of ~96%. 80,000 TPD (50 %) of waste is treated and ~30,000 (18.4%) TPD is landfilled. ~50,000 TPD (31.2 %) of the total waste generated remains un-accounted. Per-capita Solid Waste Generation has increased marginally from 118.7 gm/day in 2015-16 to 119.1 gm/day in 2020-21. Maximum quantity of per capita solid waste is generated in Delhi. Processing of solid waste has improved significantly from 19% in 2015-16 to ~50% in 2020-21. In the corresponding period, proportion of solid waste landfilled has fallen from 54% to 18.4%. According to a World Bank Report, globally 2.01 billion tones of municipal solid waste is generated annually, of which at least ~33% is not managed in an environmentally safe manner. Global per capita waste generation is 740 gm/day (average) but vari