Workshop on Waste
The first workshop on waste “Envisioning Sustainable Waste Management Pathways for the Indian Himalayan Region” was organised on May 11 -12, 2018 in response to the call of Beat Plastic Pollution - theme for World Environment Day (WED), 5 June 2018.
It was a call for governments, industries, NGOs, communities, and individuals to come together and urgently reduce the production and excessive use of single-use plastic polluting our environment, and threatening human health, and to move towards sustainable alternatives.
IMI and Zero Waste Himalaya collaborated with Rural Management and Development Department, Government of Sikkim to organise the workshop, with support from the Sikkim Pollution Control Board,
WWF – India, Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC IHCAP) and Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), bringing together a host of experts, practitioners, policy makers and individuals working on waste in the mountains.
The second workshop on waste is being organised on March 17, 2020 in Delhi.