The past decade saw a surge in the number of citizen-led initiatives cleaning up the mess we have been creating for a long time. Such efforts have picked up pace since the last couple of years, especially in India. From Anand Malligavad reviving Bengaluru’s lakes to Afroz Shah-led beach cleanups in Mumbai, there is a sense of awakening among people to take up the responsibility of the environment.
Hyderabad-based Sriram Arumilli belongs to the same elite club fighting against all the odds to save the world from drowning in its filth. The concerned citizen has been running an NGO—Earthlings, since 2016, which carries out cleanup activities across Hyderabad. Read more