Category Archives: Lifestyle

6 Ways You Can Create a Brighter, More Sustainable Food System

Steps leading to a sustainable food system: In current times, we all are well aware of the term sustainability but there is a rarely discussed concept of a sustainable food system that aims at achieving food, nutrition security, and healthy diets while reducing the negative environmental impacts and increasing socio-economic welfare. It takes the energy…

Organizations that have changed the way of waste disposal

Organizations that have changed the way of waste disposal With waste impacting the environment in a myriad of ways, proper disposal of waste has become the need of the hour. Organizations as well are taking steps to reduce the amount of waste generated by them. The following is a list of 5 Indian companies that…

Why buy local?

Years ago, the only option people had for shopping was to buy from local stores. Our great grandparents ate vegetables grown in their gardens and bought clothing, tools, and other products that were handmade in their town. Plus local business owners are likely to stay in one place for long if their business thrives. It’s…

Recommended series on Netflix about sustainability

With the growing awareness about sustainability, it is easy to gain information from the comfort of your home. There are documentaries about topics like the economy, consumerism, and food environments which can help an individual to learn about what needs to improve. Netflix also has an impressive number of documentaries dealing with biodiversity, climate, and…

5 Best Netflix Series on Sustainability!

Recommended Series on Sustainability: Looking to explore places and the challenges it’s facing without leaving your couch? Why not seek out a good documentary. While binge-watching films and TV shows are merely for entertainment purposes, a well-created environmental documentary will get us closer to nature. But who’s gonna surf for that!? Sit back and relax…

Get, Set, Thrifting! 5 Benefits of Thrift Shopping

Heard the saying: “The trash of one person is the treasure of another?” Okay, now you have it, and frankly, we can say that it’s entirely true. People wear and toss their clothes faster than it’s expected. The quick change in fashion trends has led to people tossing out the ones that don’t fit the…

How to reduce plastic consumption?

How we can reduce the use of plastic in our lives?  Plastic has many uses in this time and age and is present in almost all products. They are everywhere: package products, additives in cosmetics, textiles, cell telephones, etc. However, it is non-biodegradable and the waste, when dumped in a landfill, harms the environment.  So,…

5 Stupidly Simple Swaps To Spark Your Waste-Free Journey

Going waste-free basically means reducing your waste and switching to products that are reusable. In the beginning, it does feel like a huge and overwhelming task but it’s easy to do it one step at a time. You don’t have to throw away all your stuff, right at this moment. Just gradually make zero waste…

Self Help Groups

Why should we buy products made by women’s self-help groups? How does it help the women and their families? How has the formation of a Self Help Group empowered women? India’s earliest self-help groups began in 1972 with the Self Employed Women’s Association in Ahmedabad working with poor, self-employed women in the informal sector. The…