Cleaning Brush

The Importance and Rise of Green Cleaning

You wake up in the morning. The sun is shining. You walk down to the kitchen and begin the day by making breakfast for your family. In about half an hour, you wake the kids and send them off to school. You wish your husband a wonderful day at work. Your day is full of chores, especially cleaning the house. You don’t think twice about the products you use as you spray and clean the windows, kitchen, bathroom, and all40

Ganesha

Towards an eco-friendly Ganesh Chaturthi

August is the month when chants of ‘Ganpati Bappa Morya’ are heard in every nook and cranny of our Indian subcontinent. Every reverent Indian knows and understands the significance of this slogan. Welcoming, taking good care and then bidding adieu to Lord Ganesha is the course of action taken throughout this festival. This God is said to bring prosperity and remove obstacles in the life of a person. Also known specifically as the God of new beginnings, this festival celebrates40

Terrace Garden

Sustainable lifestyle – A trend to adopt eco & healthy lifestyle

The world is slowly becoming aware and environmentally conscious about the depleting natural resources around us. People are taking efforts to build a place for themselves where sustenance of the resources is the topmost priority before creating newer ideas. There are scientists, researchers, governmental agencies, technical resources who are working at the macro level to mitigate the environmental issues. It becomes necessary that the common citizen puts his/her interest to save the planet in his/her own way that could contribute40

Srinagar

Srinagar as a Smart City- Involve, Evolve, Dissolve

Srinagar has been and is the jewel of the Kashmir valley in every respect. Right from the alleys downtown to the majestic Dal Lake banks, the city is a marvel. To revamp and redecorate it with luxurious buildings and arches of roadside parks would be a huge step towards ornamenting the already beautiful. Developing Srinagar as a smart city would indeed be a wise and thoughtful move. It needs concrete banks around rivers and lakes, maintenance of Mughal gardens from40

Microbeads pollution

Let us all come together to ‘outlaw’ microbeads and the pollution they cause

Have you ever noticed the tiny bits in face scrubs or the little colourful specs in a face wash? Yes? Well, these insignificant little particles have a major role to play. They are not just some other beauty formula but minuscule particles of plastic that can harm your skin, your teeth, your hair and of course the environment. There is eye-opening evidence that shows that these dead dermis removing beads are equally adept at butchering marine life and introducing harmful40

Bicycle

The Most Carbon Efficient Ways to Travel

Global warming remains one of the most dangerous and prevalent issues in regards to our planet and our future as a society. Automobiles are renowned for being one of the worst culprits of emitting harmful emissions into our vulnerable atmosphere. The greenhouse gases, including carbon dioxide, that are emitted as a result of fuel consumption have devastating effects on the environment. Carbon dioxide remains in the atmosphere longer than other gases, so cars have a more harmful impact on climate40

Is Hydro Power Practical?

Hydropower, which uses moving water to generate energy, is one of the oldest power-producing technologies. Today, it accounts for about 16 percent of the electricity produced around the globe and 85 percent of all renewable energy. As the world aims to get more of its energy from renewable resources, hydropower has again become a big part of the conversation. Some have raised concerns over its usefulness and sustainability, while others say it’s crucial for the future of energy and the40

The Earth

The weaknesses and strengths of working with INDCs

The 21st Conference of the Parties (COP 21) that was celebrated in Paris two years ago, was part of the international political process that search to create an including framework on climate change, which looks to regulate Green House Gas (GHG) emissions in participating countries.  Starting with the  1992  United  Nations  Framework  Convention on  Climate  Change (UNFCCC),  which settled a non-binding pledge to return emissions levels to  1990 levels by  2000,  little steps have been made to achieve a  greater40