We at Nirmalaya are trying our best to bring a change in our society in the following ways: –

  1. By recycling sacred flowers which helps in reducing river pollution
  2. By uplifting the status of women by providing them employment
  3. By reducing the ill effects of chemical-based products
Bitter Facts of Pollution from originating from Sacredness

  • More than 2 million tons of floral wastes are discarded every day
  • Only 2% or 22 KM stretch of Yamuna river in Delhi accounts for 70% of the total river pollution as in Delhi NCR alone
  • The degradation process of floral wastes is very slow which needs an eco-friendly method to utilize the wastes
  • 70% of its populations leaves puja residue or offerings as trash and it discarded in rivers
  • It leads to almost 5 to 10% of water pollution in India
  • Toxic Arsenic, Lead and Cadmium from the harmful farm-runoff, pesticides, insecticides (>1000ppm) used to grow flowers mixes with the river water making it highly poisonous
  • Pollution, over-extraction of water and emaciated farm canals are killing the holy rivers