Used tea leaves as fertilizer!

India is the 2nd largest producer of tea in the world. Around 80% of the total tea produced in India is consumed by the domestic population. Imagine the number of tea leaves dumped every day. Wouldn’t it be great if you could use this waste for something beneficial? A win-win secret for both, you and the earth will be […]

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Your food waste is causing climate change

I’m sure you have all heard the saying, the kitchen is the manufacturing unit of wastes in our houses. Well turns out it’s true, and I have statistics that could blow your mind! About 100 kgs of food are wasted per person every year, and about 60% of the daily household waste is kitchen waste […]

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How to make your kitchen eco-friendly & low waste while being functional

The kitchen is one of the material dense places of our home and a lot of waste tends to generate in the kitchen so, I want to introduce you to simple shifts you can make to feel less overwhelmed but utterly satisfied. Sustainably Conscious is a place where you will get low waste, energy saving, […]

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Best use of recycled paper? Make jewellery!

Life is moving a lot faster than it was twenty years ago. We need immediate action and satisfaction for everything.  As a result the environment is the last on the list.  Our Planet can take care of our needs but not our greed. (I think I heard that on Discovery channel). We’re building where we […]

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Leave no trail when you travel

As beautiful and grand the mountains might sound and look like, the experience is vastly different. It’s up to us to make sure we don’t leave a mark surrounding the same as well as stay safe and healthy. For all of us who have had the opportunity to surround ourselves with the breathtaking view of […]

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CPCB fines Bisleri, Coca-Cola and PepsiCo for violating plastic waste disposal rules

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has fined beverage makers Coca Cola and PepsiCo and bottled water maker Bisleri for violating filing statutory returns to government bodies concerning the collection and disposal of plastic waste. Bisleri, PepsiCo, Coca Cola fined The notices sent to each of the companies also include a fine for not complying extended […]

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The future of menstrual hygiene management with the emerging water crisis in India

Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) by UNICEF is defined as ”Women and adolescent girls using a clean menstrual management material to absorb or collect blood that can be changed in privacy as often as necessary for the duration of the menstruation period, using soap and water for washing the body as required, and having access to […]

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Why we need to switch to sustainable menstruation

Plastic has invaded almost all aspects of our life. It does not decompose, and when burnt it releases toxins into the air. Did you know? Disposable Sanitary pads produce a large amount of plastic waste. The average woman has around 400 periods in a lifetime. There are more than a billion women of reproductive age […]

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Conscious consumerism: Turning trash lifestyle to a low-waste living

Imagine 10 years from now, every single place you love visiting right now turns into looking like landfills. Horrifying right? A recent World Bank report projected that the amount of solid waste generated globally will nearly double by the year 2025, going from 3.5 million tons to more than 6 million tons per day. But the truly […]

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How not to be a mindless tourist: An eco-friendly travel guide

(Check out Gunjan’s blog!) Lockdowns have started opening up and we can actually travel again! YAY!After months of roundtrips to my living room, kitchen, and balcony ( lame jokes seeeee… I need a vacation! Hence proved.) and after endlessly waiting to write this guide, it’s finally here. As if we were already not doing a terrible job […]

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End plastic pollution: Easy alternatives to plastic products

What is plastic pollution? Something that the country is in the denial of conceding for its excessive usage. Sometimes I feel devastated by looking at the damage that plastic has imposed on nature. And lately with the surge in plastic pollution amidst COVID-19 due to an increase in the usage of PPE, gloves, face masks, […]

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Delhi’s Biomedical Waste Crisis

The pandemic has led to a surge in the generation of biomedical waste, with the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) having reported a 13-times jump between April (25 tonnes) and June (333 tonnes) alone. Biomedical waste (BMW) is that which is generated during the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases. The output remains shockingly high, […]

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The growing issue of E-waste in India

October 14th is observed as International E-Waste Day since 2018. This year being the 3rd year of its implementation highlights the menace of e-waste in a developing country like India, perils of e-waste, solutions to minimise its impact and way ahead.

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Show cause notices for closure issued to Flipkart, others over public waste management rules: CPCB to NGT

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has told the NGT that it has issued show cause notices for closure of operations to Flipkart and Patanjali Peya as they are not registered with it and have not responded to its communications on the matter. In a report submitted to the National Green Tribunal, the CPCB has […]

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Not garbage but it is our planet!

The world was a happy place- people, flora, and fauna co-existing in peace for a long time until humans ate from the tree of knowledge only to unlock a demon from its case. Today the demon roams around the earth freely, choking the life out of every living being on this planet. And as we […]

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