ENVIRONMENT

Small changes can go a long way in making a big difference when working to reduce the environmental footprint.

At Sumadhura Foundation we are working to do our bit to the environment, with promoting practices that safeguards our environment by investing in programs that help reduce waste creation, resurrecting water bodies, infrastructural support for reducing water pollution, water reuse and recycling projects, contribution to urban green spaces, work on appropriate waste disposal, utilization, recycling, upcycling etc.

ONGOing projects

Million Seed Ball Campaign

Year: 2020-21

Where: Seed ball making at Sumadhura Projects. Dispersal location to be finalised

Objective:

A million seed balls campaign is proposed as a systematic, engaging campaign that can be spread over a five-year period for making seed balls engaging communities and employees.

Project Details:

Sumadhura Foundation would spearhead the seed ball making and dispersal  initiative, engaging the residential communities along with the larger Whitefield community. Seed balls are an efficient way of forest regeneration, creating awareness on native tree varieties. 

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Completed projects

Seed Ball Campaign

Year: 2018-19

Where: Seed ball making at Sumadhura Projects. Dispersal location –  Makali Durga forest range, Bangalore.

Objective:

To organise a seed ball campaign -(making & dispersal), engaging Sumadhura employees and residents from Sumadhura communities.

Project Details:

During monsoon, Sumadhura Foundation along with the employees and the nearby communities took up a seed ball programme and spread 15000 seed balls in Makali Durga Forest Range along with the support of the forest Department.

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Waste to Energy Plant

Year: 2017-18

Where: adjacent to Sumadhura Eden garden, Bangalore.

Project Details:

As part of the Swachh Bharat Initiative and an innovative way to eliminate waste completely, Sumadhura Foundation has invested in a Waste to Energy plant in Whitefield suburb of Bangalore. It is a clean and low-cost technology that transforms organic waste to renewable energy. In addition to getting rid of the local solid waste, and generating electricity, this helps save carbon emissions too.

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Advocacy against plastic usage 

Year: 2017-18

Where: Sumadhura office & Project sites.

Objective: 

To ban plastic water bottle usage in Sumadhura offices and project sites.

Project Details:

Prior to 2018, Sumadhura Infracon used plastic water bottles in their offices and project sites for employees and visitors. With the ban on single use plastic across the country, we decided to make a change in the plastic water bottle usage in our offices too. And has since banned the use of plastic and switched to glass bottles that are washed and reused.

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