How Tiny Houses Help You Live a Sustainable Life

The way we treat our planet has an enormous effect on its longevity. So what can we do to help? Take a look at your everyday life. From the way you get to work, all the way to the food you put on the table every night–all of it has an impact on the world…

Give Trash, Get Free Beer- Heard of a Better Deal?

Get a cocktail or a chilled beer in exchange for 20 used cigarette butts or 10 beer bottle caps at any of the pop-up waste bars in Goa. The state ministry in Goa has initiated a new way to address the trash problem wherein the tourists can exchange trash for free beer. On 30th January,…

Sustainable Agriculture

What Does Sustainability in Agriculture Really Mean?

Today’s consumers are often unaware of the impact of industrial agriculture. As they shop their local grocery store for fresh tomatoes, lettuce, and other produce, they don’t see beyond the low prices to the practices which make them possible. While carrots and potatoes are relatively cheap, their cost is enormous. To understand sustainability in agriculture,…

Sustainable Agriculture

India’s initiatives for sustainable agriculture

Several initiatives have been taken in India to improve the resilience of agriculture to climatic variations and to make agriculture more adaptive reported PIB. In the course of these attempts are made to cut down the carbon emissions. Here, the major initiatives involve crop diversification program under Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY), Bringing Green Revolution…

The Environmental Benefits of Recycling Smartphones

Recycling is one of the most important things you can do to reduce your carbon footprint. It makes perfect sense to squeeze as much as you can out of the materials you use in everyday life. It’s efficient and saves money. This brings up the question of cell phones. Carriers, video game companies and other…

Ola electric cab

Hybrid Vehicles to get subsidy

For promotion of hybrid vehicles, the Heavy industries department has sought 13 crore subsidy from the EFC (Expenditure Finance committee). As per Mint report, on August 23rd, in a meeting with the committee for FAME-II (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric and Hybrid vehicles – second phase) scheme, the department requested incentives for 10,000 purchasers…

Check Out This Cool Sustainable Township, Babcock Ranch

Arcadis’ Sustainable Cities Index ranks 100 cities around the world for their performance acrossthree pillars, which are: People (social): This pillar looks at quality of life, assesses areas such ashealth, education and work-life balance. Planet(environmental): This pillar looksat areas including energy consumption, renewable energy share, and green spaces. Profit (economic): The economic pillar examines environment…

Diwali Rangoli

What you can do during Diwali to save the environment?

Diwali is a festival of light originated in India but is now celebrated across many countries with significant Indian population.  Diwali is also known by Deepavali in Sanskrit  which means “row of lamps” symbolizing “victory of light over darkness”. Diwali is a major cultural event and mainly celebrated by illuminating homes, shops, temples and other…