Tuesday, 20 Apr 2021
Month: May 2019

The Queen of Upcycling!

Meet Bhavini Parikh. Single-handedly, with her venture, she is preventing thousands of kgs of fabric waste from reaching the landfills! This is not through recycling of the fabric or re-using in the manufacturing process. What Bhavini is doing is re-purposing the fabric to create her own fashion brand – Bunko Junko. Bunko Junko diverts the […]

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Painting the Air Clean

Based on the report ” Revolutionary paint offers solution to air pollution” published in The Hindu, April 22, 2019 : https://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/energy-and-environment/revolutionary-paint-offers-solution-to-air-pollution/article26903323.ece What could chemistry and art have in common? As per the report published in “The Hindu”,22 April 2019, the two disciplines came together to paint a metro rail station along one of the busiest […]

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Plastic Bottles

Simplifying Plastic Waste Disposal

Plastic, as we know, is all-pervasive. If an object is not made of plastic, it is wrapped in plastic. Worldwide, we use around 5 trillion plastic bags a year and we purchase around 1 million plastic drinking bottles every minute. Since it’s inception about six decades ago, 8.3 billion metric tons of plastic has been […]

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