Mumbainet

Green My Mumbai: Environmental Workshops

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Genie in a Bottle

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Fees: Rs. 2750/-

Learn to upcycle your favorite glass bottles into a beautiful lampshade and a garden.
Bottle Lampshade: You will learn how to play with colour, texture and shadows to create your very own masterpiece with LED lights.
Upside Down Planter: Indoor Air Pollutants have been ranked among the top 5 environmental risks to public health. Adding a potted plant to a room has been shown to reduce variety of toxic compounds. In this workshop you get to make your own bottle planter with NASA suggested plants that hangs upside down.

Composting and Kitchen Gardening

5:30 pm -7:30 pm
Fees – Rs. 2500/-

Learn to convert your yesterday’s leftover to compost to grow tomorrow’s food & live a sustainable lifestyle. You get to create your own herb basket with Italian Basil/Peppermint/Mint/ Oregano & learn the basics of choosing the right soil, sowing, maintenance of edible plants & the art of composting.
FREE Take away’s: 1 Microgreen Starter Kit & 1 DIY Seed Kit & the Herb basket with 2 herbs of your choice.

SUN-iKheti is a unique enterprise with a social impact. Initiated to encourage individuals & communities to live sustainable lifestyles through Composting, Urban farming & Upcycling. Compost, Grow aur Upcycle karo is our Mantra.
We have two approaches to encourage people live sustainable lifestyles:-
1) Food waste to compost to Urban Farms (read organic herbs & vegetables) 2) Converting Plastic and Glass bottles into home décor

SUN initated by Natasha Dcosta – (Interior designer, Landscape artist and Environmentalist.) Visualizes plastic free cities, with everyone up-cycling non-biodegradable items & adding value to existing waste.We convert plastic & glass bottles into funky jewellery, lampshades, garden seats, etc & even teach you to do the same. We also empower you to upcycle your food waste into compost with our odourless, rodent free and compact systems .

iKheti initated by Priyanka Amar –(Ecopreneur, Urban Farmer and Environmentalist) Promotes a Green & Healthy future, with everyone having access to fresh, pesticide-free food. This can be obtained from a sustainable urban farm within the proximity of ones premises. iKheti brings about innovation in farming within space constrained cities. Green consultancy, raw materials to set up an Urban farm, Workshops & Maintenance services are provided by iKheti.
Vision:
Green Roof Cities.
Mission
Together we empower people & communities to live healthier, happier & sustainable lifestyles.

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