BioPlastics : The Truth about Biodegradable Plastics | Greensutra | India

Bioplastics : The truth about Biodegradable Plastics

Most BioPlastics take approximately 3 to 6 months to decompose fully. BioPlastics : The truth about BioDegradable Plastics Bioplastics is a term that is used to describe all Bio-Based Polymers. Bioplastics are These polymers are[…]

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Composting Basics

Composting Basics : Things you need to know

Browns + Greens + Water = Composting Basics Composting is natures way to recycle organic matter. The general process of composting is to break down solid waste to its simplest parts. This results in high-carbon,[…]

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Plastic Recycling Codes | Greensutra | India

Plastic Recycling Codes: What do these numbers mean?

Plastic Recycling Codes group plastics in 7 Major Categories based on the raw materials used. The use of Recycling Codes has become increasingly popular to facilitate easier recycling, reusing or reprocessing of materials like plastic.[…]

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Plastic Waste | Greensutra | India

Pollution by Plastic Waste

India recycles about 60% of plastic waste, compared to world’s average of 22%. Approximately 40,000 Tonnes of Plastic Waste is generated daily in India as compared to 15,342 Tonnes that was recorded in the year[…]

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Iceberg Broke Off from Antarctic Peninsula | Greensutra | India

Giant Iceberg Broke off from Antarctica

Iceberg 4 times the size of the state of Delhi breaks off from Antarctica’s Ice Shelf. Credit: NASA/USGS Landsat On  12th July 2017, a giant iceberg broke off from Antarctic Penninsula. It is now reported[…]

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Climate Accord | Greensutra | India

The Climate Accord

153 Parties have ratified to the Paris Climate Accord of 2016. On 8th July 2017, United States of America won key concessions on Climate Accord from world leaders at the most fractious G20 summit to[…]

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Water Saving Tips | Greensutra | India

Water Saving Tips

Water Saving Tips help reduce water wastage by 20-40% Over 70% of the planet is covered with water, of which only 3% is usable and consumable. Out of this 3 %, 900 Million Liters of[…]

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Inverter Air Conditioners

Energy Savings: Inverter Air Conditioners vs Normal Air Conditioners

  Inverter Air Conditioners save approximately 20-40% energy compared to the normal ones. Inverter Air Conditioners are always associated with a myth that they run on power backup inverters during power outage. But in actuality,[…]

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Air Pollutions In Most Indian Cities is Hazardous to Health | Greensutra | India

Air Pollution Kills Nearly 1.2 Million

  With frightening rates at which air pollution is increasing in Indian Cities, lives claimed by it are also increasing.  As many as 1.2 Million deaths take place every year says a Greenpeace India report[…]

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