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Decoding the Essential Principles of Circular Economy

circular economy and sustainability

In this article, we will explore the principles that underscore one of the most promising frameworks in environmental stewardship—the concept of Circular Economy. At the heart of this transformative approach — which aims for a system where nothing is wasted, products and materials are kept in circulation and nature is allowed to regenerate — are the 10 Rs, each representing a fundamental principle guiding businesses and individuals toward a more sustainable and regenerative future. So, …[Read more]

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Less Is More: Embracing Minimalism for a Sustainable Life, the Japanese way

Japanese concepts for sustainable minimal lifestyles

The Japanese have long embraced minimalism as a way of life, and it’s a philosophy that extends far beyond decluttering homes. It’s a mindset: an approach to life that celebrates simplicity, balance, and the removal of excess. Minimalism in Japan finds its essence in Zen aesthetics. Zen gardens, with their meticulously raked gravel and strategically placed rocks, exemplify the simplicity and tranquility at the core of this philosophy. This design ethos extends to Japanese architecture …[Read more]

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Beyond Traditional Plastics Innovations and Alternatives

Alternate to plastic bioplastic

Last year in March 2022, I welcomed my beautiful baby girl. My first few months as a new mom revolved only around her, she had my undivided attention! It was only in the later months that I started to notice the amount of plastic that was going out of my house on a daily basis. In my quest to give her the best, the volume of soiled diapers, plastic bottles, sippers, and other plastic waste …[Read more]

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Sustainable tourism vs eco tourism Yes, they are not the same!

leave nothing but footprints

My journey to unravel the world began in the year 2014, when I traveled 2500 kilometers to this beautiful picturesque Majuli River island in north-eastern India. Filled with crystal-clear water and snowy fog, the beauty of this island was indeed breathtaking, but as I wandered through the crowd and witnessed heaps of dirt and plastics around, I realized that my presence, along with the other tourists, was taking an immense toll on the environment, disturbing …[Read more]