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

repurpose saree sari poster

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]

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Eco Films │ 10 Animation films with a green theme to kick-start conversations with your kids

Animated Eco films List

The above is a conversation between my 4 year old son and me. As a toddler parent, one feels like a ‘walking and talking’ encyclopaedia – some information that you would like to share with your kid and a lot more information that needs to be easily accessible in your brain somewhere to answer the million ‘But why?’ questions. Most of the time, these questions are triggered by something they have read or seen in …[Read more]

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Bamboo An Eco Friendly Alternative to Plastic

bamboo the miracle material alternative to plastic

Be FREE this July…from PLASTIC! It is estimated that we produce 300 million tonnes of plastic waste every year, and most of it is single use plastic. Our oceans, rivers, landfills and even homes are all overflowing with plastic and the sooner we take some actions to reduce its usage in our daily lives, the planet will be a better place for us to live in.  Plastic Free July is a global movement that encourages individuals …[Read more]

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Hacks to beat the Summer Heat 10 ways to keep your home cool naturally!

How to keep the house cool in summerwithout

NASA: Global Warming from 1880 to 2018 Did you press play on the video above? This heat-mapped globe shows us the temperature change from blue to orange in the past 120 years; I’m sure we’re not enjoying getting barbecued! It is now a certifiable fact that the world is warming. As Europe deals with an early summer heatwave, and the polar ice melts faster – one can be certain that the summer temperatures are going …[Read more]