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Streamlined Sustenance

Initiatives target issues such as food security and waste in India

Implications - With the proliferation of mobile technology in emerging markets changing the way much of the world conducts business, several public and private initiatives based in India seek to eliminate issues related to food and water, providing platforms and services that do everything from streamlining access to clean drinking water to ensuring a restaurant produces as little food waste as possible. This shift demonstrates that as tech innovations become increasingly accessible in emerging markets, consumers are eager to incorporate them into solutions for local and regional challenges.
Workshop Question - What aspects of your industry could be streamlined to further reduce your carbon footprint?
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Social Public Restrooms
Social Public Restrooms
Rohan Chavan's 'The Light Box Restroom for Women' is a Safe Space
In the Indian city of Thane, architect and designer Rohan Chavan has built a female public restroom called ‘The Light Box’ that intentionally encourages socializing. The small, three-... MORE
Trust-Based Food Shops
Trust-Based Food Shops
The #iDTrustShop is a Public Fridge that Uses the Honor System as Payment
The #iDTrustShop is a refrigerator located in busy urban areas throughout India that is filled with food items that uses an honor system as the main form of payment. The box contains a variety of... MORE
Charitable Food ATMs
Charitable Food ATMs
This Free Food Fridge is Operated by a Local Church in West Delhi, India
Based in Delhi, India, this church provides hungry members of the local community with a free food fridge so they can help themselves. The Share N Care refrigerator is located in Janakpuri in west... MORE
Community-Supporting Fridges
Community-Supporting Fridges
This Restaurant Owner is Donating Uneaten Food to the Hungry
Restaurant owner Minu Pauline recently began donating uneaten food to the public as a way to reduce food waste and combat hunger in Kochi, India. With more restaurants and supermarkets looking for... MORE
Water-Filtering Toilets
Water-Filtering Toilets
The Self-Generated Facilities are a Sanitation Solution for Indians
These money-generating toilets is a sanitation solution designed specifically for India’s needs. SHRI—Sanitation and Health Rights in India—is an organization on a mission to end... MORE
Water Supply-Monitoring Apps
Water Supply-Monitoring Apps
The 'Water Monitor' App Tracks Water Supplies in Urban Southern India
Water Monitor is an innovative new tablet-based app that is designed to keep tabs on water supply in apartment and housing complexes in the city of Bengaluru in southern India. Developed by a... MORE

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