On the issue of environment, the theme for the year 2016 as decided by the UN is “Join the race to make the world a better place”.

We try and do out bit at Diya …here’s some of the little steps we take –

  • segregate garbage and teach our trainees about the importance of segregation and how to practice it, with physical demonstrations, repeated lessons on the subject and practice at the work space
  • friends, neighbors and benefactors drop off empty pint beer bottles at the center which we  turn into table lamps…quite the hit at our pop up shops at IT campuses in Bangalore
  • newspaper that is collected, is made into pens, gold, silver and copper multipurpose bowls & bins and shopping bags
  • Photo film paper cardboard rolls (collected from photo studios) are converted into unique containers and tea light holders
  • Seed pods from the streets of Cooke Town and surrounding areas are used on photo frames, coasters and tea light holders
  • Old pamphlets and magazines are converted into joyous Christmas wreaths
  • Flower petals and leaves from discarded garlands and bouquets are collected from temples in the vicinity and converted into holi powder
  • Cloth scraps are made into bags

All our up cycled products are available at the center. If required in bulk, do place an order. You can see our catalogs on http://www.diyainnovations.com/

 

 

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