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Tips on how to Save Energy in Summer

Save energy upto 20 to 30% every summer. Summer not only brings the hottest temperatures of year but also a spike in the utility bills. This spike in utility bills indicate: Low energy efficiency High amount of energy wastage Increased… Continue Reading →

Climate Change threatens Nilgiri Biosphere

Fauna and Flaura face endangerment at Nilgiri Biosphere. The Nilgiri Biosphere was first constituted by UNESCO in the year 1986. In the year 2012, UNESCO declared it as a World Heritage Site.It is situated in the Western Ghats and the… Continue Reading →

Bioplastics : The truth about Biodegradable Plastics

Most BioPlastics take approximately 3 to 6 months to decompose fully. Bioplastics is a term that is used to describe all Bio-Based Polymers. These polymers are derived from renewable sources like: Vegetable Oils Vegetable Fats Corn Starch Microbiota Agricultural By-Products… Continue Reading →

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, high-fiber content along with inorganic… Continue Reading →

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. Recycling Code is usually indicated… Continue Reading →

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 2013. This means that… Continue Reading →

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 OnĀ  12th July 2017, a giant iceberg broke off from Antarctic Penninsula. It is now reported to be adrift in the… Continue Reading →

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 date. It is assumed to… Continue Reading →

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 water is being wasted everyday… Continue Reading →

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, air conditioners whose compressors are loaded… Continue Reading →

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