Blogs — waste

How dare you?" asked Greta! Five ideas to embrace a zero waste lifestyle "For Earth's Sake.

When Climate activist Greta Thunberg roared at the UN Climate Action Summit 2019, she bellowed “How Dare You!” The same year, a similar story was brewing in the Northern parts of India. A brother-sister duo of Vidur and Vidushi Mayor were equally agonized to witness the tragedy of waste products being scattered in the mighty lands of Kashmir. Being aghast of the unfortunate scenery, the duo settled to open an enterprise promoting an active stance for embracing a zero waste lifestyle. Thus, took birth the idea “For Earth’s Sake.” Not to be taken by the name, it is certainly not...

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5 Challenges while adopting a zero-waste lifestyle and how to overcome them

If you are reading this, there’s a good possibility that you are considering switching to a zero-waste lifestyle and while you are excited to finally make a difference to the ongoing environmental crisis, you might be a tad bit scared of all the challenges that might come your way while pursuing this green lifestyle.  For that reason, we have sought out 5 challenges that you are bound to face while following this zero waste lifestyle and what can you do to overcome them: Getting overwhelmed before starting: The biggest challenge is making the first step. We are constantly reading a...

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5 Changes you need to make in your lifestyle in order to practice zero waste

Stepping towards a zero-waste lifestyle may seem like a daunting task and it doesn’t take place overnight. It’s a process of trial and error backed with a lot of research. Therefore, if you are interested in switching to a zero-waste lifestyle, we are here to provide you with a beginner’s guide on what should be your first few steps to kickstart this sustainable journey: Streamline what you bring in your house: This is essentially a study on what trash you generate and how to manage it. This goes for the food we buy, the clothes we wear and the household...

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Vishal Saini

Will the zero-waste movement make a significant impact?

You have done your research, you have taken inspiration from people leading the zero waste movement and you are now making conscious efforts to switch to eco-friendly alternatives. However, now you’re beginning to wonder whether your efforts are making an actual impact or not.  Pat yourself. The signs are good. The world is finally embracing the concepts championed by the movement and effects are beginning to show! CIRCULAR ECONOMY TAKES THE LEAD Apart from more individuals practising sustainability, multinational companies have started to embrace the movement as well. Stores and entire shopping centres dedicated solely to zero waste have sprung...

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