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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2019-06-19

We Are The Green Warriors! United School Workshop

On Monday class representatives from grade 5-10 attended a workshop on Waste management from representative of Doko recyclers. United School has been a plastic-free zone since its establishment. The s

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2019-06-11

What We Did for World Environment Day

World Environment Day is meant to direct everyone’s attention to a critical issue we all face – environmental degradation while also celebrating so much that Mother Earth has given us. To many, th

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2019-05-31

Air Pollution: Our Very Own Silent Killer

Walking through the streets of Kathmandu, you see more people with masks than without. Over the past few years, a new industry has emerged in the market: the facial mask industry. Surgical masks are s

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2019-05-20

Earthworms: Up and Close

Dragonflies don’t just fly around looking pretty: they eat mosquitoes. Spiders don’t just crawl around looking scary: they eat flies and other pests. Earthworms don’t just hide underground looki

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2019-05-13

Responsible Waste Management is a Local Responsibility: Workshop with ISARD

The best way is to learn is by doing, so that’s what we did. Doko Recyclers had a productive weekend in a three-day long workshop hosted along with Integrated Self-help Association for Rural Develop

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