As part of The Hindu’s My Chennai My Right campaign, we bring Clean Chennai to your homes, literally. It is time to put some of the theories into practice. How can you manage your waste at home? How easy is it to segregate waste? Is composting really all that simple, especially if you live in an apartment? How do you recognise the various grades of plastic? These are some of the questions that will be addressed with practical examples to help you reduce the waste generated in your homes and thereby, keep your Chennai clean.

Download this pamphlet for some DIY recycling tips.

Workshops will be conducted by experts Navneeth Raghavan, Preethi Sukumaran and Srinivas Krishnaswamy in three areas of Chennai.

Adyar: Saturday, September 7, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Venue: Bala Vidya Mandir Senior Secondary School, IV Main Road, Gandhi Nagar, Adyar, Chennai - 600020

Nungambakkam: Sunday, September 8, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Venue: Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan Senior Secondary School, No. 15, Lake 1st Main Road (Behind Valluvar Kottam), Nungambakkam, Chennai - 600034

Anna Nagar: Saturday, September 21, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Venue: Anna Adarsh College for Women, A-1, II Street, Off 9th Main Road, Anna Nagar, Chennai - 600040

Interested residents in the above areas may send in their applications to with the following details:

Full name/ Full residential address/ Mobile number/ Email id and the preferred area


Pdfs of presentations made at Clean Chennai @ Home workshops in Adyar (Sep 7) and Nungambakkam (Sep 8)

Composting by Navneeth Raghavan

Garbage segregation by Navneeth Raghavan

Managing garbage effectively by Srinivas Krishnaswamy & Preethi Sukumaran

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Clean Chennai @ Home comes to Anna NagarSeptember 18, 2013

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