A motherboard being dismantled in Sangrampur, West Bengal.

A second life for digital debris

17 min read . 30 Mar 2019
Jahnavi Pai with her spinning wheel. Photo: Jithendra M/Mint

Meet the new urban minimalists

14 min read . 05 Jan 2019
In India, only a third of the waste is treated in some form, according to the urban affairs ministry’s data.

Dealing with waste, the Japanese way

2 min read . 10 Dec 2018