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Rainwater Harvesting : All you need to know

About 1,050 mm/year or approximately 88 mm/month of rain falls on the entire surface of our planet. Rainwater Harvesting is the activity involving collection of rain water for purposes of direct use, indirect use, storage, recharging of ground water levels,… Continue Reading →

Plastic Waste Management : Options and Pathways

Plastic Waste Management has 4 options or pathways. Approximately 60,000 Tonnes of plastic waste is generated daily which accounts for over 10% of the total waste generated in the country. Plastic waste management is the only means available to tackle… Continue Reading →

Sustainable Construction Practices : All you need to know

Sustainable construction practices help counter climate change and global warming. Standard construction practices heavily contributes towards air pollution, water pollution and waste generation as they constantly require and consume: Cheap Oil Regular Logistics Several types of materials Large amounts of… Continue Reading →

Composting Basics : All 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 →

National Clean Air Programme : All you need to know

National Clean Air Programme was launched as a mid term, 5 year plan. Issues arising directly or indirectly from air pollution are directly related to most sectors including power, transport, industry, residential, construction and agriculture. To counter these ever increasing… Continue Reading →

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 →

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