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Bunker Roy: Barefoot College for rural upliftment

Barefoot college women Mauritania

by Sanjukta Basu Sanjit Roy, popularly known as “Bunker” (his childhood nickname), is the brains and inspiration behind Barefoot College, a path-breaking example of how education can be simplified and yet made relevant for economically deprived and socially backward sections of society. Barefoot College takes in illiterate or semi-illiterate men, women and children, often from remote […]


January 22nd, 2011 | Posted in Communities and Governance,Sustainable Manufacturing | Read More »

Janet Unruh: Recycle Everything – Why We Must, How We Can

Recycle Everything Why We Must How We Can

Janet Unruh is a person who believes that everything can be recycled 100% – provided we learn how to design things properly and set up the right systems for materials recovery. With her knowledge and experience in manufacturing, having worked for the last decade in the truck manufacturing industry, she has founded “The Institute for […]

August 13th, 2010 | Posted in Recycling,Recycling/Waste Management,Sustainable Industry,Sustainable Manufacturing | Read More »


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