2019-08-14

Gold In Your Garbage

There is a wealth of valuable resources that end up in landfills everyday by way of electronic waste, or e-waste disposal. Anything that can be plugged in or used on a battery is considered e-waste. M

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2019-08-02

Basic Guide to Recycling

Segregate at Source In most homes and institutions today, we practice single-stream waste disposal. This means that all waste, whether it’s recyclable, organic, or reject, is being disposed of in

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2019-07-28

Reflecting on the Kageshwori Manohara Clean Up Campaign

A clean up campaign is an organized cleaning effort made by a group of like-minded individuals to clean a predesignated area. Clean up campaigns are gaining momentum not just as means to clea

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2019-07-21

Doko Turns Two!

Doko turns Two! On July 16th, 2017, Doko founders made their first two recyclable waste pick-ups from the Ministry of Health, and Nepal Innovation Lab - officially launching operations! Today, we c

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2019-07-21

Blogging about Plogging: A Swayambhunath Story

Plogging, the act of picking up trash while jogging, originated in Sweden in 2016. Since then it has gone global. Swayambhu is a Buddhist and Hindu heritage area that has been around for centu

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2019-07-11

Plastics on Your Skin, Plastics in Your Body

When you go to the store to purchase your next bottle of shampoo, face wash, body wash, or toothpaste, you will notice that many of these items contain small beads that supposedly exfoliate your skin,

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2019-07-03

Mercury in the Air

Due to the inconvenience of load shedding we went through until a few years ago, many households and offices purchased invertors and generators for back up electricity. And since regular filament ligh

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2019-06-19

Waste Management Training at United Academy

In collaboration with Doko recyclers, waste management training and workshop was provided to the BBS students and staff at United College and United Academy. The training was led by Brinda Dewan, a re

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