Green By Goonj

Cambridge Dictionary has named ‘upcycling’, the activity of making new items out of old or used things, as its Word of the Year 2019.

Cambridge Dictionary has named ‘upcycling’, the activity of making new items out of old or used things, as its Word of the Year 2019.

Upcycling added as the word of the year by Oxford!! About time.. We say.. May we suggest some more. Community intelligence, parallel economies, resurgent development..

Our work is hinged on the principles of reuse, recycling, repair and upcycling.. Currently, under the #GreenByGoonj label, we create over 100 different upcycled products from the last shreds of cloth.

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Sujni, a story with many layers

Sujni, a story with many layers

An innovative idea born out of need. Sujni is the traditional cloth quilt of rural India layered with tattered and shredded pieces of clothes stitched together. It’s used as a quilt in winters and as a mattress in summers. Worldwide disaster wastage is a common phenomenon resulting from a mismatch between what is given and what is needed or due to insensitivities in giving.

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