Seven Ways to Reduce Waste at Home

Rapid urbanisation and growing population have been driving the massive generation of global waste. It is estimated that, annually, somewhere around 2.1 billion tonnes of waste is being generated, all across the world. This waste not only contaminates soil, water and air, it also contributes to the emission of several greenhouse gases which has beenRead More

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Electronic Waste – A Growing Menace

Each year somewhere around 50 million tonnes of electronic and electrical waste (which usually includes discarded computer monitors, chips, motherboards, cell phones, televisions, washing machines, refrigerators) is produced globally –that is almost equivalent in weight of all the commercial planes ever built– and if it is left unchecked, it could double to 120 million tonnesRead More

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This Is Why We Need to Push For A Circular Economy

With a boom in the Industrial Revolution, two centuries ago, mankind, since then, has swiftly shifted to a mass-production society which thrives on the ideology of “Take, Make and Waste”. While we now have a more comfortable lifestyle and certainly a high standard of living than what it was two centuries ago, this growth andRead More

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This is How Sweden is Aiming at A Zero Waste Society

Annually, more than 2.01 billion metric tons of municipal solid waste (MSW) is being produced all over the world. Only 13.5 per cent of the entire waste is being recycled! As per the estimation of the World Bank, by 2050, 3.40 billion metric tons of waste will be produced. Most of which will end upRead More

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Green Technology and its role in Environmental Conservation

There is no iota of doubt that earth’s environment is heating up, resulting in an array of devastating impacts like drought, climate change, melting icecaps and food shortages. Human-made factors are considered as the main cause for the occurrence of these events. The burning of the fossil fuels, rapid urbanization, industrialization, and deforestation being theRead More

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Recycling – Everything you need to know

We are burdened with a colossal amount of waste in our backyards, not just locally but on a global level. The worst contenders which pollute our land and water bodies, much to our relief, can be recycled. Recycling is a process which converts waste materials – predominantly plastic, paper, glass, steel, paper and electronics –Read More

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