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Sustainability – A Bright Idea

by Anuradha Rao
Humankind’s obsession with light goes back a long way. From pieces of flint that were cumbersomely struck together to produce fire in the Stone Age to highly popular Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) in the era of technology,

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Sustainability – Appreciate the Progress in Green Ablutions

by Anuradha Rao
A lot of people believe that sustainability and eco-friendliness at home must begin where water and paper are used the most. Hence, ideas such as conserving water by using showers instead of baths, turning off water while…

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Sustainability – Plan to eat the wrapper!

by  Anuradha Rao
Come New Year there are scores of sweets, toffees, chocolates and other packaged goods on offer- deliciously delightful indeed! Yet, the landfills that witness tonnes of plastic wrapping being discarded every year present a very different picture.

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Greening the Festive Season

Don’t worry. I’m not going to tell you to wrap your gifts in newspaper and tie them with jute string. The Festive Season is for celebrating, with bright colours. And if that requires some pretty gift wrapping, so be it.

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Ecofacts: infrastructure “recycling” – The High Line


by Anuradha Rao
We often talk about recycling waste but have you heard of a railway line getting recycled into an urban park? The High Line is a  mile-long linear park in New York  built on an elevated section of

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Ecofacts: the desert miracle


by Anuradha Rao
We all know that plants absorb carbon dioxide during photosynthesis. We also know that planting trees is an effective way of reducing all the carbon dioxide we are pumping into the atmosphere. But can such trees be

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EcoFacts: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle – Creatively!

by Anuradha Rao
We have all heard of the 3 R’s that can save the environment. With a little time and a lot of interest, it’s possible to create just about anything (ranging from glamorous home décor to useful everyday

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Ecofacts: from soda to shade

by Anuradha Rao
 Plastic bottles are lightweight and convenient, but they are a menace for landfills. Ideas on how to recycle these bottles abound, but aesthetics is usually pretty low on the specs for these projects. Until now.
An ingenious…

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Ecofacts: Green Golf

by Anuradha Rao
It is estimated that there are over 35,000 golf courses across the world and typically a lot of effort is required to maintain them in good condition. Given the inherent green nature of golf courses, golf lovers

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Green Holidays

by Anuradha Rao
Whether you are coming out of winter of going into a winter, vacation planning might be on your mind.  This year, take some time to explore options that will make your holiday as eco-friendly as possible.
Once

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