Monthly Archives: January 2018


Bengaluru’s Shailaja Rangarajan upcycles trash into home décor and fashion accessories BENGALURU: Shailaja Rangarajan was one of those techies in the software hub of Whitefield until she became part of the local citizen movement Whitefield Rising. She worked on solid waste management initiatives, along with others. Four years ago, she decided to resign her technology […]


Looking for upcycled and environment-friendly products? Check out Rimagined Shailaja Rangarajan started Rimagined in an effort to promote conscious consumption while creating livelihoods for women in the urban poor and rural sectors. Urban India today produces nearly 48 million tonnes of municipal solid waste annually. The alarming rate of waste generation in the country will soon land us in a deep waste-management […]