Brij Kothari is a faculty member and is a social entrepreneur who has written this on Daily Dump. We like the customers perspectives being highlighted in this wonderful article. Thanks Brij and I do hope that people can make the connect with reducing the waste on our streets with composting.
Daily Dump won a "Honorable Mention" in the Green Dot Awards 2011.
This is the award press release statement
HONORABLE MENTION FOR 2011 GREEN AWARDS
PLAYNSPEAK OWNER OF BRAND DAILY DUMP OF INDIA IS AWARDED IN THE GREEN DOT AWARDS.
Playnspeak Owner of Brand Daily Dump of India was Awarded Honorable Mention in services Product for the entry titled, " Making Waste dignified ." The jury selected winners from over 500 entries from over 25 countries.
The Green Dot Awards Honors Excellence in Innovative Environmental Projects, Products and Services. The Green Dot Awards strive to reward and promote forward-thinking businesses that create environmentally sustainable products or services and to reward revolutionary green business plans and proposals.
Recognizing that human activity is causing dramatic environmental change, we must ensure that we act today to protect tomorrow’s environment. Businesses and organizations have become especially aware of the impact that their practices have on the well-being of the planet and many are acting to adopt more sustainable attitudes. The purpose of Green Dot is to reward those who practice excellence in environmental responsibility.
Although the Green Dot Awards are worthy onto themselves, they are also a consumer guide to excellence in environmentally-sustainable practices. A business with a Green Dot Award is a business that can be trusted by consumers with stewardship of the environment. Recognition from the Green Dot Awards allows businesses to promote their products and services as items that are manufactured and delivered in an environmentally friendly manner.
Green Dot Awards was Juried by experts in the industry: Alison Kwok Ph.D, co-author of Green Studio Handbook; Christina Amacher, Braungart Consulting and EPEA GmbH; Christine Mason McCall, co-founder of GoGreen Online and GoGreenTV; Dave Evans, Author of Cool Green Stuff; Daniel D. Chiras Ph.D, Author of Homeowner's Guide to Renewable Energy; Darryl Hooks, CEO and President of ActiClean; Efren Zuniga Reyes, co-author of Green Graphics, graphic communication for sustainability; Kira Gould, co-author of Women in Green: Voices of Sustainable Design; Lori Dennis, best-selling author and star of HGTV's The Real Designing Women; Luis Valenzuela, Founder of Green Art USA.org; Patrick Fry, designer and art director; Ruth Singer, sustainable and recycled materials designer; Steven Foster, President of the Steven Foster Group and commercial consultant for eco-sustainability; Shelagh McNally, writer and editor on environment issues; Tamsin O'Neill, Director of Green Press; Vicky Eckert Von Grotthuss, co-author of Green Graphics and owner of Flaflafeditions, a publishing house creating board games related to environment and culture.
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This magazine aimed at making science fun had sent a team member on our Trash Trail.
She went on to convert her experience into a fun comic tale. Thanks Brainwave team for doing this and reaching all the young and readers. Thanks Vinayak Varma and Shalini Srinivasan for making this happen.
In just five years the Daily Dump team has helped over 4,500 customers in Bengaluru to compost household waste in terracotta pots, and these customers keep around 5,522kg of organic waste out of landfills every day. What is remarkable about Poonam Bir Kasturi’s waste management process is its simplicity, and the cleverly designed terracotta pots add a touch of earthiness to it.