Category Archives: Green Initiatives

Startup Recycles Old Seatbelts from Scrapped Cars to Make Bags

Startup Recycles Old Seatbelts from Scrapped Cars to Make Bags

A Gurgaon-based startup, Jaggery Bags, recycles seatbelts from scrapped cars and cargo belts to make bags. The company reutilizes old seatbelts, stained cargo belts and ex-army canvas to create sustainable and durable bags. Coming from an architectural and academic background, the cofounders of the company

SunDrive Solar Panels

Australia-Based Solar Startup to Beat Chinese Solar Panels

SunDrive Solar is an Australia-based company, co-founded by Vince Allen in 2015. The company has set a record for the efficiency of solar cells designs to convert light into electricity. The result was analyzed by the Institute for Solar Energy Research Hamelin (ISFH), which is

California Bans Recycling Symbol on Non-Recyclable Items

California Bans Recycling Symbol on Non-Recyclable Items

Not everything can be recycled, even some items that have recycling symbols on them. California took steps toward becoming the first state to change that. A bill passed by the California state assembly bans companies from using the recycling arrows symbol on non-recyclable items. The

SpaceX’s New Launch Might Damage the Environment, Some Researchers Claim

SpaceX’s New Launch Might Damage the Environment, Researchers Claim

SpaceX is constructing an enormous mega constellation of internet satellites and researchers are pondering over its environmental impacts. Evidently, with the growing number of orbital launches from companies like Blue Origin, SpaceX, Virgin Galactic, NASA and including China’s space program, the cadence of space launches