International Journal of Waste Resources

International Journal of Waste Resources
Open Access

ISSN: 2252-5211

+44 1477412632

Satya Prakash Mehra

Satya Prakash Mehra

Rajputana’s Shakuntalam, Village Ramnagar, PO Malah, Bharatpur 321001 Rajasthan

  • Review Article
    Eco-Cultural Solution to the Challenge of Waste Generation at Individual Level: Case Study from India
    Author(s): Satya Prakash MehraSatya Prakash Mehra

    Indian culture has the affinity for the conservation of nature and natural resources on the concepts of Aranya Samskruti (Forest Culture) and Prakruti Purush (Nature Man). The eco-culture could be observed through the ongoing customs and traditions prevalent in the Indian society. These age-old practices represent a symbiotic relationship of Man and Nature. The paper highlighted the philosophy of eco-ethics of the then society. The pace of development changed the life style of every human throughout the globe. The impacts were also observed among the Indian Society. High energy demanding society replaced the low energy demanding society. The eco-concepts lost their relevance. The rise in demand resulted into the consumerist society with the advent of “Use and Throw” mentality of human society leading towards a challenge of waste generation. The Indian System had the age ol.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2252-5211.1000288

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