Eliminating plastic waste brick by brick

Concerned by the increasing plastic waste issues in Indonesia, two women are taking on the environmental menace by converting rejected plastics into paving bricks! Their company, Rebricks has been making these paving bricks out of multi-layered plastic, which is used to package everything from instant coffee to liquid soap. They spent over one and a […]

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Do you cut off the corners of your plastic packets too?

We’ve all heard that plastic is hazardous for the environment and the different measures we should take to reduce it’s usage as well as several innovative ways to recycle it.  Although these measures are being taken into action , it’s high time that we finely comb through our everyday lives and notice the ways in […]

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Easy hacks to live a life with fewer plastics

Plastic is an integral part of our lives right now. Every item in our lives seems to be coming from plastics. From packaging to dustbins, from food items to all kinds of other necessary items, we rely on plastics faithfully. The impact that it makes on our environment is very well known to all of […]

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How to be a sustainable traveler for the planet

Making mindful choices while planning for travel can be of great help. Because change starts from us, so here are few things we can start at our individual level, educate, inspire, spread awareness and make a difference

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Five Amazingly Simple Tips To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

We live in a time when everyone is concerned about the future of the planet. There’s no denying that the planet is changing dramatically. The climate is almost always unpredictable. Unexpected rain showers, snowfalls, storms and droughts happen regularly. Everyone’s genuinely worried if the planet is really going to be destroyed soon. But there are […]

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Why India Needs to Tackle Its Menstrual Waste

Plastic waste needs no introduction. We all know about plastic and how bad it is for the planet. The fact that “The Indian Ocean Garbage Patch” is among the top five garbage patches in the world shatters my heart.  Plastic pollution is currently one of the biggest environmental concerns. Plastic has toxic pollutants that damage […]

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Keeping plastics out of our oceans is more important than ever

By 2050, the amount of plastic will outweigh the fish in the oceans, predicts a report. What can you do about ocean plastic pollution?

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What is zero-waste cooking and why is it so awesome for the planet?

Have you ever though about how much food is being wasted every day starting from your own home? Well, an estimated 931 million tonnes, according to a 2019 UN report! It is enough to circle the Earth seven times. In India alone, household food waste is about 68.7 million tonnes a year. But wait, the […]

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From cutlery to home cleaners, time to make those small eco-friendly changes at your home

Beco provides home, kitchen and personal care products made from bamboo and cornstarch. They are completely plastic-free from manufacturing to packaging. All the products are biodegradable and compostable in nature.

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How COVID waste is affecting the planet

With the second wave of COVID-19 creating havoc in India, India has an unlikely menace at hand – rising of Bio-medical wastes. Did you know nearly 146 tonnes of bio-medical waste (Source: The Hindu) is generated per day in the country? Although, India did come up with guidelines for handling and disposal of COVID-19 that […]

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How this sustainable bottle may throw out plastic for good

Can you imagine getting rid of plastic bottles? Your shampoo bottles, conditioners, liquid soaps, water bottles, plastic is everywhere. Over 220 million plastic bottles are produced per day and 80% of them end up in landfills. Further, it takes 450 years for each bottle to decompose Kagzi Bottles has a crazy solution: 100% biodegradable paper […]

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5 easy green swaps to start your sustainable journey

Sustainable, zero waste lifestyle are buzzwords we come across often, without truly knowing what they mean or how to go about incorporating them in our lifestyles. A zero-waste lifestyle essentially implies that we, as individuals, generate as little waste as we can from the resources, we use daily. Yes, the movement doesn’t need you to […]

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The man cleaning and healing Himalayas

Meet Pradeep, the founder of ‘Healing Himalayas’ and a mountaineer based in Himachal Pradesh. Sangwan, along with a team of volunteers, clears tonnes of plastic and other waste left behind by tourists each year. He says,”The main idea is to create awareness create education through ground action, engage local communities, volunteers from all across the […]

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20 ways to help save the planet

Our planet will never be the same. The 51st Earth Day is a stark reminder of how drastically our environment changed over the years. It’s also a reminder for us to be thankful and embrace our environment by taking further steps to protect its integrity!  Now comes the question: “What can I do? How much […]

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6 ways to reduce your everyday plastic footprint

The plastic crisis is one of the major health threats India is facing today. From our daily use items to furniture, most things in Indian households are made of plastic. Today India produces almost 26,000 tonnes of plastic waste daily of which 10,000 tonnes remain uncollected and pollutes the open environment. The Indian plastics industry […]

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