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sustainable living


'Bare Necessities': Book shows how to lead sustainable lifestyle in India

February 22, 2021 12:12 pm

Some of the tips that the book offers include things like leaving the shoebox at the store while buying shoes, planning laundry days to save water and energy, using cotton napkins instead of tissues and using a neem comb or hairbrush.

Building a better future: Into the world of sustainable kidswear

January 20, 2021 12:05 pm

From using organic cotton to working with NGOs that strictly follow fair wage practice, check out how kidswear brands are making a place in the world of sustainability

Go vegetarian to save wildlife and the planet: Sir David Attenborough

January 16, 2021 2:06 pm

The naturalist Sir David Attenborough, who gave up eating meat four years ago, said, "We must change our diet. The planet can’t support billions of meat-eaters."

Pandemic travelling: More sustainable choices for Indian travellers in 2021

January 16, 2021 8:13 pm

Recent research finds Indians have become more aware of their impact on the environment, and want to give back to local communities

Five top changes our homes witnessed in 2020

January 03, 2021 2:03 pm

Well-known designers share what they have seen and done in homes to accommodate the new normal

Christmas 2020: Of natural wreaths and green festivities

December 24, 2020 1:08 pm

A common way to prepare a Christmas tree is to use a branch of the locally-available pine tree or decorate potted Thuja shrubs (Mor Pankhi in Hindi), ferns, especially asparagus ferns, palms, and the indoor-friendly araucarias

Sustainable living: How celebs spent lockdown, from gardening to growing their food

December 14, 2020 11:40 am

From Samantha Akkineni to Malaika Arora, take a look at some celebrities enjoying their time with nature!

Virtual film fest aims at bringing climate change concerns to the fore, says co-founder Kunal Khanna

December 11, 2020 6:11 pm

Climate Change and the current climate emergency does not have a target audience, says social entrepreneur and festival director Kunal Khanna

How this Himalayan project is taking electricity, sustainability and tourism to remote areas

November 27, 2020 5:14 pm

Social impact enterprise Global Himalayan Expedition (GHE) engages travellers to build resilient communities through sustainable tourism

There's a world of thrifting and slow fashion thriving online; check it out

October 21, 2020 12:46 pm

Thanks to Instagram, thrift stores are more accessible than ever now. Every week, the stores announce a “drop”, which includes a set of carefully-curated second-hand clothing pieces for sale on a particular given day and time


Bombay Durga Bari Samiti welcomes eco-friendly Durga idol this year

October 03, 2019 1:13 pm

Keeping in mind the amount of pollution that is created during immersion, the Bari Samiti will worship an eco-friendly idol this year.