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Sustainable bartending catches on in Indian bars

Sustainable bartending catches on in Indian bars

In 2013, London saw the establishment of one of the world’s first low-waste bars. White Lyan, in the city’s East End, plans its operations around sustainability: reducing wastage, eschewing disposables and focusing on responsibly sourced ingredients. Today, cocktail bartender Ryan Chetiyawardana aka Mr Lyan is considered a pioneer, a name ...

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5 eco-friendly destinations for sustainable travellers to visit this year | travel

Travelling may be fun, but travellers often damage the environment consciously or unconsciously. And while cities are the first to suffer from environmental degradation, the damage will sooner or later reach to the interiors of our planet as well. One of the best ways to prevent that is to travel ...

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From yarn to finished product, the khadi label Metaphor Racha strives for sustainability

From yarn to finished product, the khadi label Metaphor Racha strives for sustainability

Sustainable is a word that’s sometimes used in a throwaway manner in the textile/fashion industry. Designing a collection in handlooms and khadi alone doesn’t make a brand sustainable. The concept needs to extend to the entire method of work, in staying environmentally safe and socially responsible, allowing benefits to trickle ...

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Making the city liveable, sustainable

Making the city liveable, sustainable

Every city has to undergo a struggle. Bengaluru of yesteryear has changed phenomenally. At the end of 1980s when I came down to settle in the city, it was fascinating. There were satellites towns like Yelahanka, Kengeri and Whitefield around. They all seem to have been subsumed within Bengaluru today. ...

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A voice for sustainable architecture

Based on Mahendravarman’s Sanskrit play

Sitting amidst the sleek, steel and glass buildings in the Dubai Design District, the creation in copper, the Abwab Pavilion, was an anachronism. Like a body from another time, something that had travelled straight out of imagination. Made of re-purposed bedsprings, the Abwab Pavilion was at the Dubai Design Week, ...

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Making cities sustainable – The Hindu

Making cities sustainable - The Hindu

What encompasses sustainability? Is it merely the structures, our living and working spaces or is it the manner in which our villages and urban spaces are shaping up? Or is it a lifestyle which is consciously chosen, designed, lived in? How sustainable are our cities and villages? Where are we ...

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