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The research group addresses issues of sustainable consumption and environmental and social justice. The research focuses on e-waste, environmental issues-related advocacy, etc. Main activities include capacity building for green jobs for the informal sector, inclusion of the urban poor in policy making, research and advocacy on issues of environmental justice and environmental governance, helping children working in recycling to phase out and go to school and education and awareness-raising with diverse groups. Together with together with Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition and IMAK News and Entertainment (India), Chintan produced film “Citizens At Risk” about hazardous recycling practiced by poor children and adults around Delhi, India: available to watch, download or order.

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