Sonia Singha

I am a wanderer and a storyteller...

What Growing up in an Indian Middle-Class Household Taught Me About Sustainability

I grew up in a Indian middle-class nuclear family – the kind where you squeeze the toothpaste get to the last little bit, use the soap until it’s so tiny it could evaporate and use the empty Bournvita jars for storing pulses and grains. In essence, we made sure wastage was minimal and went all out to repurpose any item before deeming it ‘garbage.’ Trust me when I say that a middle-class family knows how to use items in the most creative ways. For instance, an old T-shirt never makes its way to
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