eco friendly

Coconut vendors in Kovalam are making an eco-friendly switch

Apart from completely shunning plastic straws, they have replaced them with alternatives like recycled paper straws. 

published on : 10th December 2021

A lot can happen at a cafe!

Changing this trend, Paaka Organic Café in Tellapur has started an initiative under which it brings together the elderly for some good food and nostalgic conversation.

published on : 4th December 2021

Tiruchy couple 'plants a seed' for a greener world with wedding invitation that blooms

To lessen the carbon footprint at their wedding, Manoj Dharmar and Divya have decided to make their wedding invite 'plantable' with seeds.

published on : 26th November 2021

Bengaluru Railway Division recycles old concrete sleepers to build path

The initiative has helped Railways save nearly Rs 1 crore by minimising the usage of water and new construction materials.

published on : 11th October 2021

IIT-Jodhpur researchers use plants to generate electricity from wastewater in microbial fuel cells

The results of their work, sponsored by the central government's Department of Science and Technology, has been recently published in the journal 'Bioresource Technology'.

published on : 21st September 2021

Chemistry lab-made 'alum Ganesha' creates eco-friendly ripples

Pottasium alum or simply called alum is a water purifier and a double-salt chemical compound which not only purifies water but also leaves no harmful residue.

published on : 15th September 2021

With chocolate idols, bakers aim to raise awareness on celebrating eco-friendly Ganesh Chaturthi

Indore-based Nidhi Sharma who has been fashioning idols of Lord Ganesha from chocolate for the last three years has continued with the tradition this year too with vaccination as theme.

published on : 10th September 2021

Artisans in Moradabad making small, eco-friendly Ganesha idols this year

"We are hoping that the same number of buyers will come now as we are meeting their demands and making small idols," artisans said.

published on : 7th September 2021

Rail Wheel Factory in Bengaluru rolls out first wheel after six-month halt

For the first time since its inception in 1984, the Wheel Shop of RWF had shut shop for such a long period.

published on : 27th August 2021

MP tribal girls fashion 'Vriksha Bandhan' rakhis, urge brothers to plant lemon sapling

Not only have these girls fashioned the eco-friendly Rakhis, but also created small bamboo boxes containing one lemon seeds Rakhi.

published on : 21st August 2021

Specially-abled kids from Kerala's Munnar bring you eco-friendly gifts for Onam, Rakhi

A group of children at DARE school in Munnar, a centre for special education, has brought out eco-friendly gifting choices for Rakshabandhan and Onam this year. 

published on : 20th August 2021

How brands are becoming eco responsible

For instance, the latest collection, Bioceramic, by Swiss watchmaker Swatch mixes two-thirds ceramic with onethird bio-sourced plastic.

published on : 5th June 2021

Coimbatore 'inventor' claims his distilled-water-powered engine can run cars

Sounthirarajan said the Indian government granted him a patent in November 2018 for his Super Sonic Hydrogen IC Engine.

published on : 11th May 2019

HC imposes complete ban on plastic in Sabarimala

The court issued the order on a report filed by Sabarimala special commissioner on the action needed to prevent the use of plastic.

published on : 24th July 2018