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Plastic Ban: The Impact of Corruption on Small Vendors

“Madam! With your plastic ban, you have helped corrupt officials make more money!” said a very upset vendor in Bangalore.

A few months ago, as citizen volunteers in waste management, we took a controversial and difficult decision- to not participate in the implementation of the plastic ban in our area. 308 more words

Waste Management

Waste Free Kitchen Tips - Part 2

This is the third post in our Sunday series on waste reduction. Last month I did a blog post on reducing food waste which you will find… 730 more words


Comp-A-Tent: For a more sustainable music festival

Sustainability Problem:

  • 1 in 5 tents used at music festivals are used once and abandoned, creating landfill waste
  • Materials in these tents are often toxic…
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Love the recycle and be rewarded program at Kiehl's and MAC

I love to recycle, if something that we can reuse, why not? The world is suffering and we should really help to save any kind of resources. 243 more words

Green Living

Highlights from our Zero Waste Summit

The Zero Waste Summit, a culmination of our Sustainable Living Series, brought together participants from throughout San Diego County to learn the ins and outs of going zero waste. 438 more words


MIITO – the sustainable alternative to the electric kettle

1.Sustainability Problem

In order to make a simple cup of tea, you end up overfilling the kettle. This wastes energy and water and also means you have to wait longer for it to heat up. 317 more words

Keep a Low Waste Profile this Summer

How will you spend your summer vacation? Now that school is out, you can enjoy the freedom of no assignments, deadlines, or early wake-up calls. Whether you’re staying at home, doing activities outdoors, or traveling with your family, don’t forget the four Rs – rethink, reduce, reuse, and recycle. 394 more words