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Eco inventions 7 unusual products that are planet-friendly

Unusual products that are eco friendly

If you can think it, you can do it – Dionne Warwick Some people took this quote really seriously, they went ahead and brought to life the ideas that they had in their heads. Bizarre ideas, strange products but all eco friendly! Presenting 7 unusual eco inventions that are far from mainstream – they are quirky yet effective in their functions – few of these products are currently just prototypes but are raring to go. …[Read more]

#TechForGood│ 8 innovations that make everyday products more eco-friendly

sustainable innovations eco friendly

“Consumer is king” has been the dominant thought in innovation circles in recent times. Unfortunately, in the last 2 decades or so, this has meant that markets have been flooded with conveniences for the consumer – much of it having an adverse impact on our planet. However, as consumers today become more conscious of what they buy and the cost to our environment, one can see that big brands are also changing their products and …[Read more]

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Meraki Bags Reviving art forms, artisans and saving the planet!

At Secondsguru, we are always excited to upcycle things and give them a new lease of life. So, when we heard of Meraki and the wonderful work they were doing with old leather bags, our curiosity got the better of us. We got in touch with Yosha Gupta, a Financial Inclusion Consultant at IFC , World Bank and the founder of Meraki, to learn more about the brand and the work it does with artisans …[Read more]

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Eco Brands│ How JUNK NOT! is turning trash to treasures, one plastic piece at a time!

“We only have one planet Earth and we need to protect it for our future. That is why sustainability should start at home.” A simple belief…a simple goal…a simple idea…When these three come together, the result is fairly spectacular! Let me introduce you to Wilhelmina ‘Willie’ Garcia, the Founder of Junk Not, a Philippines based furniture company that is converting plastic waste into cool furniture pieces and table accents. A graduate in Interior Design from …[Read more]