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For sustainable borewells – The Hindu

For sustainable borewells - The Hindu

If you are in the city you cannot but be touched by borewells and the waters they provide. Many apartments have more than one. Even individual residences dig one to access water for construction and then as a back-up to city water lines. Private water tankers fill up and race ...

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Have a sustainable Deepavali treat

Have a sustainable Deepavali treat

From organic chocolate wrapped in reclaimed cloth, and karupatti sesame balls, to jalebi made of seeraga samba rice, this seems to be the season of joy for everything eco-friendly. By supporting a small business of organic millet-based products, we in turn support the farmer who’s trying his/her best to grow ...

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Sustainable dining is the way to go

Sustainable dining is the way to go

Vegetable and fruits scraps are sometimes more nutritious than the edible parts. This is old news, but the question is: how do you actually make a dish out of them? Mumbai-based Arina Suchde, a health-focused chef, mixologist and consultant, who is passionate about sustainable cooking, has the answer. “In our ...

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On World Food Day, 2018, pledge to healthy eating, sustainable living and zero hunger | health

On World Food Day, 2018, pledge to healthy eating, sustainable living and zero hunger | health

World Food Day, celebrated annually on October 16, is one of the most crucial days on the calendar and was first celebrated by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the UN. The objective is to spread awareness about those who are affected by the hunger issue in the world ...

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How sustainable is your cuppa?

How sustainable is your cuppa?

Coffee is the most valuable legally-traded commodity in the world, second only to oil. It is estimated that 2.25 billion cups of coffee are consumed each day, worldwide. Ironically, the poorest countries in the world (Guatemala, Ethiopia, Peru and Honduras are some of the top producers of coffee) are growing ...

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Africa looks to lure global visitors, boost sustainable tourism | travel

Africa looks to lure global visitors, boost sustainable tourism | travel

Africa draws just five percent of the world’s tourists despite boasting attractions ranging from the Pyramids and Victoria Falls to wildlife safaris and endless strips of pristine beach. But the continent’s huge potential can be unlocked by eco-tourism, cultural experiences, domestic travel and political stability, said experts at an African ...

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5 eco-friendly ways to be a sustainable traveller | travel

5 eco-friendly ways to be a sustainable traveller | travel

With travelling comes the responsibility of making sure that you don’t pollute the place and leave it better than you found it. Small steps can go a long way in doing so, whether it is not littering, travelling on foot or by public transport, or opting for voluntourism. Here are ...

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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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