The Hindu’s Clean Chennai @ Home workshop comes to Chromepet and Kilpauk this weekend.

Experts Navneeth Raghavan, Preethi Sukumaran and Srinivas Krishnaswamy, will address issues such as waste management and segregation at source, composting made simple even if you live in an apartment, recognising various grades of plastic, and in general, several simple ways in which you can help to keep your Chennai clean.

Mathew Jose, Founder-Director of Paperman , will also join in with information on resources for recycling in Chennai. Started in 2010, Paperman works with over 200 schools across south India to make a behavioral change among kids towards recycling. They also work to connect residents with their closest recycler. Through their Recycle Helpline, they currently connect 220 households in Chennai.

Workshop details


When: September 28 (Saturday), 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: N.S.N Matriculation Higher Secondary School, 3rd Main Road, Thirumurugan Nagar, Chitlapakkam, Chennai-600064.


When: September 29 (Sunday), 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Bhavan's Rajaji Vidyashram, "Bhavani Campus", No. 6, Kilpauk Gardern Road, Kilpauk, Chennai 600 010.

To register, SMS MCMR <space> Your Name <space> Desired Venue to 53030.

Interested residents may also email with the following details: Full name, full residential address, mobile number, email id.

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

Here is a quick guide to start composting and recycling:

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