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Eco-friendly celebration at Poorikudisai in Tamil Nadu

At least 300 people including villagers and palm plantation workers lit Maavoli lamps on Sunday.

published on : 27th November 2023
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'We're not profit-driven': Puducherry teacher's toys of palm that do no harm

Bavithran, a first-year college student, began knitting magic with palm fronds when he was 11.

published on : 26th November 2023
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Vinayaka Chathurthi: Eco-friendly idols adorn Madurai, Ramanathapuram streets

According to police, more than 312 massive idols were placed in Ramanathapuram district and several hundreds in Madurai. In Puliyanthoppu area, 150 kg of vetiver was used for crafting the idol.

published on : 19th September 2023
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Karnataka: Green Ganesha still a big challenge

Efforts are on to instal only clay idols and raise public awareness, but political support for pandals and PoP idols is creating a hurdle. 

published on : 18th September 2023
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A retail therapy: Eco-friendly Ganesh Chathurthi 

Ahead of Ganesh Utsav, celebrated pan-India with fanfare, we made a fun list of looks, books, eats and miscellaneous decorative items so that you don’t have to.

published on : 18th September 2023
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Odisha: Rourkela admin assures clean & eco-friendly festive season

One of the primary directives for the puja committees is to maintain cleanliness and hygiene in the vicinity of the pandals.

published on : 14th September 2023
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A green-leaf path of prosperity for tribals

Using the leaves of Butea monosperma, Bauhinia vahlii and other edible fruit varieties, tribals are being taught to make eight different products which include leaf plates.

published on : 10th September 2023
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Not worth a straw

A study, published in Food Additives and Contaminants in August, focused on the presence of synthetic chemicals known as poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in 39 different straw brands.

published on : 10th September 2023
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Sips to a greener future

Christ University professor Saji Varghese developed a patented multi-layered straw that is chemical-free, anti-fungal and hydrophobic, and in 2020, established Sunbird Straws.

published on : 3rd September 2023
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Fitness at low cost: Wayanad man makes treadmill using wood

Ravindran has been working as a carpenter for over 30 years went viral on social media after a video of the equipment went online.

published on : 20th July 2023
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