While the coronavirus pandemic has put many Indians out of work, for some people these circumstances are churning creativity. Despite the setbacks, people have started to get back on their feet and started generating means of livelihood and happiness for their loved ones. Such an
Glass is the most common material used in window construction, but it comes at a heavy economic and ecological price. Aiming to replace glass panes with an eco-friendly and affordable substitute, the Forest Products Laboratory (FPL) at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has recently
The big brands are trying to reduce their plastic waste by incorporating plastic-free packaging materials. Recently, an Israeli food-tech startup, W-Cycle, has developed SupraPulp, a plastic-free packaging material that is made of sugarcane waste. SupraPulp is entirely compostable, safe, and capable enough to be used
The world is brimming with new inventions and ideas. Recently, Delft University of Technology student-led start-up Loop has developed a decomposable coffin that is made from mushroom mycelium, called “Living Cocoon.” This peculiar coffin helps bodies decompose faster while enriching the surrounding soil simultaneously. Bob
With the temperatures rising every summer, it has become quite unbearable to spend the season without air conditioners. Though an important appliance in any household located in the tropical regions, air conditioners consume a lot of energy and release injurious amounts of carbon dioxide daily.
BillerudKorsnas and Syntegon have collaborated to envision “Pearl”, a paper pod packaging solution to create a sustainable fiber-based alternative with the finest appeal while reducing the plastic pollution from the beauty industry simultaneously. The beauty industry widely uses portion packaging for sample product packaging. Now,
28-year-old Katy Ayers, created this 8 ft. long boat out of fibrous mushroom roots, known as mycelium. The roots are usually found under the soil and are known for their dense, buoyant and waterproof properties. Ayers believes that mushrooms can be a potent solution toward
Christmas is almost here and artisans are busy making colorful clay dolls and bamboo cribs for the festivity. Likewise, Tamil Nadu artisans are geared up with papier-mache and colorful clay dolls to celebrate the birth of Christ. Artists from Vilacheri village, Madurai, have made crib
The celebrations of the ten-day festival for birth of Lord Ganesh’s birth has commenced from today. Thousands of pandals have been installed throughout the country and people are rejoicing over the occasion. Thankfully this year, many people have opted for eco-idols of Bappa in order
One of India’s major festival is Ganesh Chaturthi, which is a Hindu festival celebrating the birth of elephant-headed Lord Ganesh. The ten-day festival is celebrated with great gaiety and fervor every year. People bring the idols of Ganesha to their homes, install and worship them.