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Vishal Saini

How sustainable is “sustainable”?

We often hear people talk about sustainable alternatives… but how sustainable are these alternatives, really? A product like bamboo toothbrush has a lot of uses and benefits, but is it sustainable?  The earliest invention of the first bristle toothbrush, similar to the modern toothbrush, was found in China during the Tang Dynasty. Materials used for this brush comprised hog hair for bristles and bamboo or bone for handles and at the time was a big technological advancement.  Why Bamboo? It’s 100% biodegradable  Unlike wood, it harvests in three years (which is significantly faster than trees).  Production of plastic produces CO2, whereas bamboo...

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Vishal Saini

10 Zero Waste Cooking Ideas

We have learnt the importance of slashing our carbon footprint by using sustainable alternatives instead of single-use plastic, vetoing fast fashion and investing in clean energy. However, changing the way you eat can also create a major impact.  According to the World Health Organisation(WHO), food production accounts for 20-30 % percent of global greenhouse gas emission and upto 66% water wastage. Focusing on what you’re eating allows you to reflect on where your food came from and how one can alter their food consumption and reduce food wastage. If we’re going to change how fast the world is heating up,...

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Slow Fashion – A Guide to Ethics and Aesthetics

Slow Fashion – A Guide to Ethics and Aesthetics

By Akshita Ahuja If you’re anything like me, the lockdown has you thinking more and more about the environment. Researching on ways in which one can help made me stumble upon the Slow Fashion Movement. What caught my attention about this movement is that it’s a lifestyle choice that doesn’t demand a lot from us. It’s simply being conscious of what we buy. What is Slow Fashion? Slow Fashion focuses on the approach and awareness to fashion by the designers, buyers, producers and consumers. It focuses on the use of sustainable materials, ethical processes and fair trade. The Slow Fashion...

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10 Ways To Start a Zero Waste Lifestyle with For Earth's Sake

As the popular proverb goes “Rome wasn’t built in a day”, similarly the transition towards a zero-waste, plastic free lifestyle takes more than just a day. It’s a process of trial and error with the sole value of prioritizing environmental sustainability.  Living a zero waste lifestyle doesn’t mean that you’ll have to give up luxuries of life, it just means choosing a more conscious approach to your consumer choices. Here, For Earth’s Sake comes in with some helpful tips to make this process easier for you and help you reduce your carbon footprint: Switch from Disposable to Reusable: When you...

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