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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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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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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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Earth is drowning in plastic: What can you do?

Do you ever think of the plastic bag you used as a free and painless solution for carrying your groceries? No? It's killing the planet

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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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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 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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‘Reduce, Reuse, Recycle’ for eliminating plastic pollution

I once read that garbage isn’t exactly rocket science, but given the filth around us, one would think it is. “Single-use plastic” grocery bags came into existence 50 years ago. It was the answer to a question no one was asking and the solution to a problem that did not exist. In the past, people […]

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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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Yamuna is more than an amenity, it’s a treasure

Nearly everything about contemporary human life needs to change if we are to seriously address the multiple environmental crises that are facing the planet, but today I will focus on just one topic: River Yamuna Yamuna River is the second-largest and longest tributary of the river Ganges. It has a stretch of 1376 km which […]

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Why has the COVID-19 given us a plastic pandemic?

Have you noticed the amount of masks you’ve thrown out since the pandemic first started? What can we do about the plastic emerging in our trash & ending up in our ocean? Listen to this conversation for collective action!

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Is it too late to prevent climate change?

The Arctic is melting, forests are burning, sea levels are rising, droughts, floods, cyclones, earthquakes are becoming common. Climate change is real but can we fight it?

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