SUSTAINABILITY: India's Railways Aim To Bring Back Traditional Clay Cups.

01. March 2021 | Waste, Material | via


Traditional clay cups, known as kulhads (Credit: Shantanu Kashyap / Pixabay)

According to an article on, India’s railway minister, Piyush Goya aims to bring back traditional clay cups, known as kulhads, as part of the government’s goal of making India free of single-use plastic. Kulhads are unpainted, unglazed and perfectly biodegradable and environment-friendly.

“Kulhads will not only help reduce the use of toxic plastic and save the environment, they will give employment and income to hundreds of thousands of potters,” said Goyal.

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