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How To Contribute

"It is our collective and individual responsibility ... to preserve and tend to the world in which we all live."


   - HH the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet

Ever wondered what this sign is standing for?


When buying something new, the main question you should ask yourself is: "Do I REALLY need this?" In many cases we have a similar product at home that we could still use. Also, keep an eye on the packaging. Usually, the less the better. Buy your products in bulk


Buy reusable items from the very beginning. Nice side effect: you save money. For example, updating your software instead of buying new hardware. Or taking food in jars actually makes it easier because you don't have to worry about where to put the packaging afterwards.


To recycle means putting an item to a new use instead of throwing it away. Try to recycle your items yourself or have them recycled. For Tibetans residing in McLeod Ganj, our Green Workers come door to door every day and collect recyclable waste for proper processing.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

What We Do For The Evironment


Every month we organize various events like Plantations, Clean-ups or Climate Strikes. Mostly we team up with other organisations and volunteers. Together, we clean up illegal dumpsites all over Dharamshala to show its most beautiful side.

See pictures from our events and find out when the next one is happening.

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School Teachings

We continously give lessons about rensponsible waste management in Tibetan and Indian schools. Not only in McLeod Ganj but also in surrounding regions to raise awareness from an early age.

If you would like to have a lesson tought at your school or other group, please feel free to contact us.


In our Paper Recycle Factory we recycle all the paper waste collected by our Green Workers. The recycled paper is then turned into beautiful environmentally friendly artworks by our artisans and sold both in the Green Shop in McLeod Ganj.

Take a look inside our Paper Recycle Factory or at our online Green Shop.

Now It's Your Turn

Keep your environment clean!

Take a look at the tips mentioned above and try to integrate the three R's Reduce, Reuse, Recycle into your daily life as much as possible.

Pay attention not only to your own space, but also to the street and other public places, and keep them clean and tidy.

Seperate and dispose your waste appropriately and keep your eyes open for recycle opportunities.

Our environment is too important to destroy!

Our environment is too beautiful to destroy!

"For as long as space endures,
And for as long as living beings remain,
Until then may I, too, abide
To dispel the misery of the world."

   - Buddhist prayer

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