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Eco-friendly Ideas from India – part 3

Great green ideas are emerging from India that can be replicated across the country. Sustainable development is no more a buzz word among policy makers and activists; it is the underlying theme of every new jugaad innovated in the rural parts of the country. Here are some additions to the growing list of simple yet innovative ideas that are not only eco-friendly, but also are economical. This is in continuation of our Eco Ideaz compilation published earlier:

Oxygen Acres – A Few Acres of Freshness…

‘Eco-friendly’, ‘go green’ ‘being kind to nature’ are words that we hear often. But how many of us are really serious about being considerate towards Mother Nature? While these words and phrases have mostly remained mere buzz words for many, there are a select few among us who are passionate enough to go that extra mile to be really eco-friendly.

RESET – ‘My problem, My promise’ campaign

We are thrilled to inform you that we have partnered with RESET.org. RESET is an international information portal and platform for environmental protection and humanitarian action. For the upcoming World Environment Day, RESET.org, Green Commandos, and The Alternative are inviting people to take action to actively address one environmental problem that concerns us in our day-to-day lives - and we’re inviting you to submit a photo of yourself doing the same and join our online campaign!

Best Eco-friendly Ideas from India

Great green ideas are emerging from India that can be replicated across the country. Sustainable development is no more a buzz word among policy makers and activists; it is the underlying theme of every new jugaad innovated in the rural parts of the country.

Eco-Friendly Footwear to Flaunt This Summer

As the globe warms further this summer, we begin to feel the scorching heat. Summer calls for sandals that allow the sun to gracefully shine on your pretty legs and toes. Thankfully, the footwear industry has prepared for the release of its greenest sandals and shoes collection yet!

Caleidoscope Eco-ideaz Contest!

We at Caleidoscope are organizing the Eco-ideaz Contest where we seek your nominations for the best innovative idea you have seen in India. The primary criteria will be the eco-friendliness of the idea and its commercial feasibility. We request our readers to identify the most eco-friendly product or service created in India either by writing a case-study on it or by just nominating it with a brief description. Remember, the idea need not be implemented by you!

Eco-friendly Ideas from India!

Compilation of best Eco-friendly Ideas from India fortunately, these eco-friendly ideas are not such a burden on your budget!

Waste Not Wealth Management – Part II

Sensible models of waste management and resource creation through recycling are emerging across a few cities of India. This is a collection of four case studies of waste management in Indian metro cities – Bangalore, Hyderabad, Pune and Surat.

Alternatives to Plastic Bags?

The first time I heard that the preservation of our environment was the “need of the hour” was in my fifth class. More than 10 years later and innumerable conferences later, the deteriorating condition of the environment still seems to be the “need of the hour!” If anything, the situation seems to have worsened, what with the global warming and all.

Waste not wealth management! Part I

The issue of waste management in India is a much debated topic which needs no introduction. Everyday, large space is dedicated in the media to highlight the problems of urban waste.

Caleidoscope on Top 100 Green Blogs to Follow!

Here is an interesting update for all C-scope readers... We are thrilled to note that our site is featured among the Top 100 Green blogs to follow in 2013. CouponAudit has surveyed all the green and eco-friendly websites across the world and ranked them accordingly. We have been ranked 66th in their infographic on “Top 100 Green blogs to follow in 2013’. Hope our dedication towards highlighting an eco-friendly lifestyle is finally bearing fruit!

Ten Green Ways to Improve Your City Forever

1. Use public transportation- alternative fuel vehicles are increasing and can save up to 4.2 billion gallons of gas each year. 2. Open parks and trails- greenery inside the city is aesthetically pleasing and can help the production of other green products. 3. Decrease waste- at a rate of 1 million plastic bags used per minute worldwide, switching to reusable bags can have a huge impact.

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