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Zero Waste Bootcamp│ The best way to REDUCE is to REUSE, say eco warriors at ReFeel

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As most of us head into work, everyday, we grab our favourite beverage in a non recyclable cup with a plastic lid (who wants to deal with a spill in the morning!). That’s an average of 20 + cups with lids in a month. That’s 240 per person in 1 year. If one was to calculate the number of cups that end up in the garbage bin per day in an entire office building, the …[Read more]

Sari Strategy #03 DIY, Repurpose with minimal waste

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In this concluding article on the Sari Strategy series, guest author Sathya Bhavana, the founder of ‘Re’vastra, shares artistic ways in which one can ReStyle pre-loved saris to make something new, ensuring minimal wastage of your heritage textile- all you need is some constructional techniques and excitement to try something new. The good news is that her technique can be applied to any pre-loved material which has a basic rectangular shape- a sarong from SriLanka, …[Read more]

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Eco Travel A glimpse into the ‘real’ wild side of Goa

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Is there any among us who has not already seen Goa from a tourist’s lens? Be it in person or via pictures of another, we have all ooh-ed at its sunny sands and aah-ed at its vibrant waters. But of course, the natural beauty of any coast does not lie in its tanning quotient and nearness to food shacks. Get a glimpse into wondrous eco-experiences that even an over-run destination can offer in this travelogue …[Read more]

Sari Strategy Repurposing #02- ‘Preventive’ not ‘curative’ design

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In part 2 of the Sari Strategy series, guest author Sathya Bhavana, the founder of ‘Re’vastra articulates how she plans all the Sari repurposing she does with the ultimate objective to create no waste! As she rightly says, her design strategy is ‘preventive’ not ‘curative’ so as to render it circular.  Namaskaram! In my previous story, one of the aspects I discussed was the ‘Recycling’ of a sari. It loosely ideated ways of shaping (read: …[Read more]