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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Is Vertical Farming the Answer to the Global Food Crisis?

With the burgeoning world population, and a decline in arable land as a result of desertification, human-induced erosion, degradation of topsoil, there has been a looming threat of food crisis globally. There has been a lot of hype generating around a relatively newer form of farming which grows produce in vertically stacked layers and verticallyRead 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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How can we personally contribute to stopping Global Warming

There is no iota of doubt that global warming has reached serious level. The effect of increasing temperature is visible in the form of melting ice caps, warming up of oceans, their acidic nature, acid rain, extreme weather conditions, etc. The question is how we can help in stopping global warming. Before discussing this, letRead More

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Not Greenhouse Gases but Ozone Depletion is the main cause of Global Warming, Says Researcher

A recent study has claimed that it is the depletion of the ozone layer which is causing global warming. The study suggests that most of the scientists are considering greenhouse gases as a major contributor to global warming but refusing to even think about ozone depletion. The research further claims that their models fail toRead More

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Green Technology – A Ray of Hope to Save Our Planet

There is no denying that humans have made quite the mess on this beautiful planet. The global community is witnessing a threat in the form of climate change and global warming. The emission of carbon from factories, vehicles and wildfire have significantly contributed towards climate change. The global rise in temperature is further responsible forRead More

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Green Cars – A Step towards Sustainability

Global Warming has reached the level where it is considered as a threat. The main reason for this threat is the burning of the fossil fuel. The rapid pace industrialization, deforestation, urbanization and increased use of vehicles have taken this planet into the era drought, climate change, and food shortages. In order to put aRead 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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