Sredhar took up the responsibility of saving the depleting resources of nature by utilising energy efficiently. He is not a professional in energy conservation. Still, he became the expert by a series of experiments conducted by him and with the help of guidance of a few great minds; he achieved a 100% self-energy sufficient home.
India is the second-largest brick manufacturer in the world. However, this has also resulted in affecting the environment adversely due to the huge production of bricks. To find a solution to this increasing pollution, Jatin Gaur, a B-tech graduate has come up with a sustainable alternative of eco-bricks that are made up of waste plastic
Waste Reduction Week (WRW) in Canada is a year-round initiative, this year it is celebrated from October 19-25. Countrywide numerous events took place to spread awareness regarding the importance of waste management
Green roof also referred as living or vegetated roof is a roof that is covered with flora planted over a waterproof membrane. It is not only helpful for environment, but it also benefits building owners as well as communities at large.
Passionate for sustainability, eco-conscious Megha Rawat (29) an accidental entrepreneur launched “Kurio Designs”, a footwear startup that manufactures upcycled, handmade and locally crafted footwear.
Sustainability as its core, Clan Earth, founded by Kolkata based entrepreneur, Priyanka Mandal is a startup that crafts eco-sustainable 100 per cent vegan backpacks with zero plastic. Clan Earth not only designs these stylish eco-friendly bags but also plants five trees after every sale to increase the green cover.
After the discovery of tiger moth species ‘Olepa Scheini’ in Western Ghats of Maharashtra in June, researchers have discovered three new subspecies of tiger moth in Western Ghats of Maharashtra.
‘Clean Kundapura Project’ has become a mass movement now with more and more citizens coming forward to conduct cleanliness drive and help in river conservation.
Plantables is one such organisation that offers you plantable seeded papers which grows into a plant after sowing. These seed papers are 100 per cent wood free handmade paper made up of using cotton scrap with seeds embedded in it.
Pindfresh, a startup based out of Chandigarh, is helping people to grow their food sustainably by providing them with home hydroponics and urban gardening kits.
A study conducted in Berkeley Lab showed that if the use of reflective roofing globally, could produce a global cooling effect equivalent to offsetting 24 Gigatons of carbon dioxide- the equivalent of taking 300 million cars off the road for 20 years.
Debashree Padhi of Bhubaneswar, Orissa, came forward with a project of conversion of agro-waste and by-products into useful fuel which can help in putting a full stop to stubble burning.
Founded by Rashmi Bharti and Rajnish Jain, who for more than two decades, were striving for sustainable development and eco-friendly practices, Avani is transforming lives of people of Kumaon.
Conscious about the damage a big fat wedding causes to the environment, this Mumbai couple Nupur Agarwal and Ashwin Malwade opted for an ecofriendly wedding for themselves in December, last year. However, now to reduce the carbon footprint emissions because of weddings, this duo has initiated a consultation service to organize eco-friendly weddings called ‘Greenmyna’.
The Bartan Company was launched in February 2019, in the Nallagandla area of Hyderabad by 4 friends. Waste Reduction is their primary aim. They provide utensils for events, which are not toxic to the environment and enable ‘celebrations that leave behind fond memories, not waste’. They have generated 2,500 kg of compost from wet waste and 50,315 disposables have been diverted from the landfills, across 58 events.