Get Free Meal: Chhattisgarh Gets India’s 1st ‘Garbage Café’ For Ragpickers

How does a city solve its hunger and plastic waste problem at the same time?

Ambikapur is a city with a population of just under two lakhs, located in Chattisgarh’s Surguja district. In an attempt to find a solution to the twin problems mentioned above, its municipal officials have launched a unique garbage café scheme.

At this café, ragpickers and the homeless will collect plastic waste, and in return, the municipal corporation will offer them food. Read more

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