User: ssurekha Topic: Environment
Category: Assorted :: Waste and Consumerism
Last updated: Jun 05 2019 12:21 IST RSS 2.0
 
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To beat air pollution, redesign Bengaluru’s action plan 5.6.2019 Citizen Matters
A 44-point action plan was proposed recently to improve Bengaluru's air quality. But the actions proposed are ineffective and undemocratic, opines the author
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Kolkata Takes A Waste Management Test Before Durga Puja Festivities 19.9.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
As a part of Banega Swachh India campaign, Garbage Free India along with other stake holders are creating awareness among people in Kolkata on proper waste management. This one month long awareness...
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Shirt it on: clothing with a conscience 21.3.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Upasana Design Studio brings in shirting project, a sustainable fashion where clothes are shared from user to another
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Conference on ‘The Organic Movement: The Way Forward’ 4.11.2017 Voice of Sikkim
04 Nov, Gangtok (IPR) : A conference ‘The Organic Movement: The Way Forward’ was held at Chintan Bhawan today amidst presence of distinguished visiting delegates from leading global Organic bodies. The conference was graced by Chief Minister Mr Pawan Chamling as the chief guest. Mr Markus Arbenz, Director, IFOAM, Germany, made a brief presentation on […]
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Earth, in an embrace 6.5.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
India has enthusiastically started shopping for factory-produced goods. Till not very long ago, India had largely purchased forest-produced products. Almost every item of necessity was shaped out of nature. Consider the charpoy or cot, for instance. It was made with bamboo/wood and natural-fibre ropes like coconut or jute. Garden chairs and stools were created with sarkanda/moonj grass. Footmats were made with coir, while sisal grass was turned into rugs and table mats. The madur kathi reed from Bengal was woven into exquisite feather-light chattai (mat), as was korai grass in Tamil Nadu. The broom came from the flower of the amilso, or Thysanolaena maxima, growing on the hills of Meghalaya. And if you wanted flowers and pictures for decoration or wedding requisites (as the topor or headgear used in Bengal and Orissa), the sholapith reed was at hand to craft it. The most essential of all belongings, cloth, came from nature too, be it from the cotton shrub or the silkworm. Examples are many, and these ...
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Away from the fun and din, Goa celebrates an alternative Carnival 26.2.2017 All News-IANS Stories
As Panaji resounded with the din and applause of thousands of colourfully-clad, masked Carnival revellers over the weekend, another carnival, one marked by an air of organic modesty, laid out its unique, alternative spread at this beach some 30 kms north of the state capital.
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God of large things 3.9.2016 Hindu: Home
In Mumbai, everything about Ganesh Chaturthi seems outsized; that includes the business opportunities the festival creates.
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Innovating through design: Part II 18.6.2016 Forbes India

  Technology, manufacturing ecosystems and an open-minded customer create an ideal scenario for design to reduce the negative fallouts of consumerism Read more

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Be a food technologist 23.5.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
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Be a food technologist 23.5.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
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Be a food technologist 23.5.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
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Be a food technologist 23.5.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
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Be a food technologist 23.5.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
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Be a food technologist 21.5.2016 Hindu: Careers
The food processing industry offers diverse work options.
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Out of the box 30.1.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
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Where streets tell stories 30.1.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
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Where streets tell stories 30.1.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
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Out of the box 30.1.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
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