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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Fighting plastic pollution in Uttarakhand

Did you know about 8 million tons of plastic waste escapes into the oceans from coastal nations every year? Plastic pollution is a worldwide concern and every year it’s growing. From our kitchens to bathrooms, we are filled with plastic products. And it is clogging our oceans, our cities, and our mountains. The microplastics present in […]

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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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Is Union Budget 2021 environmentally inclusive?

The expectations from the budget of FY 2021-2022 had been extremely high since the country faced huge economic retardation after fighting the Coronavirus pandemic for almost a year. The strategic budget allocation for the environment had been very crucial this year. Given the country’s heavy investments for developing new entrepreneurial ventures, the natural resources were […]

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Budget 2021 updates: Rs 2217 crore allocated for 42 urban centres to tackle air pollution

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has begun presenting the Union Budget 2021-22 in Parliament.  Addressing air pollution, Sitharaman announced a total spend of Rs 2217 crore allocated for 42 urban centres to tackle air pollution. This would be Sitharaman’s third budget under the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In a significant departure […]

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Budgeting Climate Change #BudgetNoise

Budget 2021: we asked experts about their recommendations for a climate-friendly budget The Union Budget 2021 is around the corner. While various sectors are given at most importance, environment is somewhere left behind. “India is the fifth most vulnerable nation in the world to climate change impacts which will hugely impact our food and water […]

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THE Baneful Marine Life Crisis

The blessing of life on this coherent planet of ours originated solely from the water bodies like oceans and rivers and this isn’t the first time we’re hearing of this fact.  Colorful coral bodies, tiny bioluminescent aquatic organisms that lay deep into the darkness of seabed along with the gigantic majestic sharks all contribute 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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What is plastic cutlery doing to our planet?

The global campaign to gain control of plastic waste is one of the fastest-growing environmental causes ever mounted. Yet it hasn’t been enough to make a dent in the growing tonnage of discarded plastic that ends up in the seas. In the next 10 years, the waste that slides into waterways, and ultimately the oceans, […]

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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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