Monday, 19 Apr 2021
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Beyond the Bag Challenge

Re-invent the Plastic Bag How do we re-invent the traditional carry-home bag? Leading retailers – Target, Walmart, CVS Health among others – have come together to throw out a global challenge to all innovators. Launched by the Consortium to Reinvent the Retail Bag and led by the NY-based investment firm, Closed Loop Partners, the Beyond […]

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Responsible Buying

Consumer packaged goods are items that are used everyday by average customers and that require routine replacement or replenishment.  Examples are food, beverages, household products. Today, consumer packaged goods are available in several convenient sizes and consumers do not think twice about discarding the packaging once the product is over. The world’s largest consumer good […]

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Plastic Plate

Plastic on My Plate

Plastic changed our world; a single material that transformed our lives bringing low cost convenience to everyone’s life. It triggered a large industry and almost redefined living and the culture of our times. Today, as we stare at the environmental impact of plastic, new findings are reiterating what we have known for a while. The […]

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Plastic Shoes

My Bottle in My Shoes

In our blog “ Let Ocean Plastic Fuel Your Next Run“, we wrote about the initiative by Adidas, to recycle discarded plastic bottles for its  “ocean plastic” trainers. In this article we bring you a story of the recycling technology behind such initiatives. As per the report published in “The Hindu”, June10, 2019, Sportswear giant […]

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Food Delivery

The Footprint of your Food Order

What is the currently one of the fastest growing segment of the ecommerce business? Believe it or not, it is the food delivery business. Ten years ago, organized food delivery was commonly associated with the “dabbawalas” of Mumbai, whose organized network carried home-cooked meals to office-goers. Today, they face new competition in the form of […]

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River of Antibiotics

What do The Thames, Danube and Mekong rivers have in common? They were all part of a research on antibiotics pollution of river water. All over the world, rivers are polluted with antibiotics that exceed the environmental safety thresholds by up to 300 times; as explained in the article, “World’s rivers loaded with antibiotics waste” […]

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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 : 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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The Dump Print

Human habitation leaves its mark on nature. Perhaps, nowhere is it more evident than in the garbage dumps that are springing up in all those places where there is no effective solid waste management system. Cities in India are reeling under the pressure of an increasing population and increasing garbage dumps. The history of the […]

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Let Ocean Plastic fuel your next run

Ever wondered what your running shoes are made of? Well, it’s time to pay attention because you could be doing your bit to save the oceans through your next pair from Adidas. According to, sportswear giant, Adidas, has doubled it’s production of ocean plastic trainers. Called Ultraboost Parley shoes, they are made from plastic […]

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