5 sustainable ways to wrap gifts this Xmas

The holiday season is undoubtedly one of the most jubilant times of the year. One activity that many of us look forward to during this period is giving, receiving and opening gifts. Ever thought of what happens to the gift wrapper once it has revealed  the underlying reward? When we were growing up, neatly folded and used wrapping material would show up in most unique places in the home – tucked under the bed mattress, …[Read more]

Zero Waste Cleaning Everyday items we use that cut the toxicity, the grime and the cost!

Zero waste cleaning

As you walk down the aisle of a supermarket (or scroll through an online grocery app), there is no dearth of fancy looking items with promises to make your home sparkly clean and keep it smelling heavenly all the time. Lured by the prospect of a solution guaranteed to save you hours of back-breaking cleaning, perhaps you give little thought to their level of toxicity and contribution towards plastic waste. Or maybe you make the …[Read more]

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Let’s make festivals greener and planet-friendly

eco friendly festival celebration green festival

It’s that time of the year again. The last of monsoon showers are cleansing the Asian part of the world (metaphorically and literally), signalling the onset of the festival season. There is a certain zing in the air, spirits get high and a celebratory mood is palpable. However, this year nothing is the same as last year or years before that and we all know the reason for that. In the view of the pandemic, …[Read more]

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Fruit Rescue Tasty and creative ways to reuse those “waste” orange peels

orange peels are useful

So many of us love oranges. Bursting with tarty-sweet taste that kids love, and a vitamin C branding that adults crave, they are a clear fruit shop favourite. But of course, all this fandom is reserved for the pulp. As for their skin – that has very few takers. But what if I told you that in the peel vs orange nutrition comparison, the peel actually wins? And it wins hands down! With 4 times …[Read more]