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Going Light on Resources – Even Jerks Can Save the World

Want to go real light on natural resources? This really is not as difficult as you think it is! It is fairly obvious to anyone who spares a moment of thought that using fewer things and/or fewer new things to get the same job done or achieving the same lifestyle comforts mean using fewer natural resources […]

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What do I do about plastics? – Even Jerks Can Save the World

  Plastic is everywhere. A good number of disposable plastic items pollute our land and water, and we all wish to something about this. But what? While you will hear numerous ideas of how to decrease plastic pollution, a good many of them are not practical. For instance, I have heard so many idealistic suggestions […]

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E-waste Recycling – Even Jerks Can Save the World

E-waste management is an important part of environment management today, given the amount of electronic waste the world (especially developed and developing countries) generate. When I mention this to many of my friends, they are all keen to ensure that their e-Waste does not end up harming the environment. Good folks indeed, my friends. But […]

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Print on Both Sides of Paper – Even Jerks Can Save the World

Sure, there are times we would like to have stuff printed on paper because it is easier to read during travel, for instance. If this printing is going to be read mainly by you, or is for informal/unofficial purposes unrestrained by protocol, it makes a lot of sense to print on both sides of the page. […]

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Reusable Plates & Utensils – Even Jerks Can Save the World

There can’t be an easier way for you to contribute to reducing packaging and plastic pollution than by using reusable plates and utensils. Even in a country like India which has not become super consumerist, I find that on many occasions at homes and offices, folks use disposable plates and cutlery while serving food at […]

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Posted in: Pollution, Waste Management

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Faecal sludge management policy to be unveiled in March

On the side of the fourth Faecal Sludge Management Conference in Chennai this week, Praveen Prakash, Joint Secretary in the Union Urban Development Ministry, announced that a draft of National Urban Faecal Sludge and Septage Management Policy will be implemented first week of March. As part of the policy, there will be financial assistance from […]

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Are durable bioplastics the real growth story for the bioplastics sector?

Introduction The motivational driver to the innovation of bioplastics technology was to tackle our addiction to the disposable-everything habit. The disposable-everything eased our lives, but took a huge toll on our environment which lead to the development of biodegradable/compostable disposables to ease off the problems created by us to the environment. In 2010, disposable bioplastics […]

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Posted in: Bio Energy, Bioplastics, Emerging Cleantech Areas, Waste to Energy

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Edible Carry Bags – Non-plastic, Biodegradable Bags – Indian Innovation

Mangalore based entrepreneur Ashwath Hegdehad, with his company Envigreen Biotech India Private Ltd in 2016 in Bengaluru, has come up with 100 per cent environment friendly and biodegradable bags. “The EnviGreen (EG) bags are 100 per cent organic, edible and recyclable which will eliminate plastic from our country,” says Hegde. EG carry bags look like […]

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Posted in: Pollution, Waste Management

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Bioplastics Uses and Applications – Current, Emerging Markets – Bioplastics Guide

The Bioplastics Guide, an initiative by EAI, is a focussed consulting and market research division for the global bioplastics and biopolymers sectors. The Guide has an interesting section that provides an overview of the end use segments and applications for bioplastics. Get to know more about the current and emerging end use segments for bioplastics […]

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Posted in: MSW, Pollution, Recycling

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