Apart from helping make people’s lives more productive and happier, Samarthanam also works with improving the conditions of our environment. Parisara is a social enterprise which deals with dry waste and e-waste management. Parisara partners with various corporate, residential colonies and schools. Samarthanam Parisara has also bagged the very prestigious ‘Green Star Award’ in 2012 for its waste management activities.
Another initiative which has created much impact is the ‘Well-being out of Waste’ (WOW) programme. It is a recycling programme which works on the corporate level, its main objectives are to ensure proper waste segregation and recycling of waste. WOW also aims to create awareness among the public about the Reduce-Reuse-Recycle approach. WOW is an extremely active initiative today spread across 8 cities in South India.
As of today more that 3 million citizens, 500000 children, 350 corporate companies, 1000 commercial establishments and 200 industries support WOW.