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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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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India’s ‘plastic’ problem: Is it evolving?

With 2022 being the official deadline for a single use plastic free India, do you think we're in too deep? Read on to find out, What reasons account for the poor performance of anti-plastic regulations? What challenges does phasing out of the plastic pose? How are other countries countering plastic crises? Are effective alternatives present?

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Sustainable Menstruation: Why I use Cloth pads

It has been five years since I switched to cloth pads. One of the best switches I made on my journey to live a sustainable and conscious lifestyle. Cloth pads are good for me, for the planet, and my wallet. Switch to sustainable menstruation hygiene products now!

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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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Conduct Environmental Audit of Plastic Polluters: NGT directs CPCB

The National Green Tribunal has directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to take coercive action and conduct an Environmental Audit of plastic polluters including Amazon, Flipkart, Coca Cola, and Pepsi. E-commerce giants against whom a petition has been filed in the National Green Tribunal by Environmentalists Aditya Dubey and Aman Banka to stop them […]

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Can we turn the problem into an opportunity as India becomes the third-largest producer of e-waste?

The largest e-waste producer in the world is China followed by USA and then India. How does e-waste affect the environment and us?

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10 ways you can be lazy and also help save the planet

Let’s admit going green isn’t easy. After working for 9 hours straight, you can’t be bothered to take your trash for recycling or buying organic, eco-friendly stuff. When you’re sick and craving instant noodles, you can hardly think of plastic pollution. You’re lazy but still want to save the planet? Fret not, here are some […]

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How plastic pollution affects the ocean

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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Easy steps to live a Plastic-Free life

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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The Plastic Crisis is a Chain Reaction: To break it and save ourselves, we need to get creative

Plastic—a problem so grave, so omnipresent … for a while, I sat staring at the blank document, unable to decide where and how to begin, incapacitated by the images of garbage-clogged water bodies, toxin-exposed garbage collectors, monstrous facilities, choking birds, and turtles with straws stuck in their nostrils. These, among many other atrocities, haunt me […]

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The impending calamity of an ocean of plastics

Being a source of life and livelihood, oceans bestow with unprecedented opportunities for sustaining life-form. Not only do these giants act as climate buffers for the world but also provide a home to diverse marine species in their deep trenches. Oceans construct a habitat for innumerable species of fish, reptiles, cetaceans, mollusks, echinoderms, sponges, marine […]

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Reduce your fashion environmental impact in 4 steps

It’s interesting to see how our everyday choices have tremendous impacts on the environment, whether we realize it or not. Right from our food habits, to the way we consume, the products we use, the way we build our houses and the clothes we wear. Collectively, every single habit is adding to the already existing […]

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Earth is drowning in plastic: What can you do?

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