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I am a designer from India currently pursuing masters in Sustainable Design at Kingston University. After graduating in Fashion design from one of the top design schools of India, I started creating garments for environmental awareness. My collection "Last Errors of Plastics", based on 2050 world of scarcity, won many accolades internationally.
After trying my hands in fashion, I shifted to the field of User Experience as well as Service Design to create better design solutions and experiences not only for the user but also for the environment around.
Cory Mogk Thanks a lot Cory. A part of the solution can definitely be a DIY kit with manuals. We do not want this idea to get restricted to buckets, it will be good to see if 'alumeter' can grow with the needs of people. If they know and understand the functionality, the tools we provide will just be a beginning!!
Hey Josh Dormont Thanks a lot for articulating my idea so well. Having been born in India, I understand the challenges we face quiet well. Your question about spreading the word is really interesting.
To start with this idea, we need to built a team which can target few slum areas of Delhi to educate households about the DIY concept of 'alumeter'. I would like to impart this knowledge to women as they are the ones responsible for food and water sanitation practices in India. Also, to scale things up quicker, we would like to team up with government schools to help kids make their own 'Alumeter' and thus educate their parents regarding this. Having meet-ups is a great solution to get the community together and act on this idea. Let's see how far we are able to take alumeter!!
Great gamification concept to make everyone care for the environment. Though I tried similar sort of concept as a college project to collect chips packets from people. Its hard to convince upper middle class society in India to do something like this as they don't feel the rewards are worth the effort.
Hopefully they will realise soon the threat their actions are causing to the environment. It is sad though that people need incentives to clean the mess they have created!!