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Sustainability


Akash Singh, based in Gurgaon, is training prison inmates on how to upcycle temple waste to create eco-friendly statues thereby creating opportunity for the prison-term serving individual while repurposing the ever-piling temple waste in a sustainable manner. Born in a village near Jewar, Uttar Pradesh, Akash Singh is a 20-year-old innovator and entrepreneur, who did …

solar energy

You can harness solar energy by using solar photovoltaic technology that helps in converting sunlight into electricity by using semiconductors. A solar system refers to a set-up that is responsible for generating electricity by utilizing the solar energy system. An ideal solar system comprises the following components: Solar panels- helps in absorbing sunlight Inverter- helps …

Vertical Harvest team

Wyoming women-entrepreneur-trio growing sustainable food and providing sustainable employment to the differently-abled all at once Successful employment remains a critical issue for people with disabilities; only 1 in 3 people with disabilities are employed in the United States. Often, when people with disabilities are employed, it is in entry-level positions with little room for upward …

COVID-19 outbreak forced businesses to shut down. The world economy crumbled down to control the spread. As a result, the farmers in rural India suffered a huge setback with their produce wasted in the void of operating markets. Moreover, there was barely any scope of employment for migrant workers returning to their villages. Meghalaya faces …

It is expected that the production of plastics can double by 2050, causing a disrupt in the marine biodiversity. Eco-friendly inventions are the need of the hour to tackle this global crisis. Lucy Hughes, a product design student from the University of Sussex, created one such innovation known as MarinaTex, a biodegradable and compostable material …

Chitra Vishwanath

There’s not a single media house which hasn’t written about Bengaluru’s problem with drinking water. You are living under a rock if you haven’t heard about Bengaluru’s water crisis. However, quite paradoxically, the city also witnesses excess rainfall and water clogging on the streets. Millions of liters of water get wasted due to this Urban …

In a world racing for perfection, one rarely finds people working to mend neglected imperfections. Mr Aabid Surti, a national award winner with over 80 books to his credit, is one such individual, who started with an idea and now, is well known as the man who almost single-handedly has saved over 20 million litres …

According to a data report published in Science Magazine, 8 million tonnes of plastic (3% of global annual plastic waste) entered the oceans in 2010. With the constantly increasing rate of the so-called “development”, this number is sure to have increased by now. Although plastic production is one of the pillars on which our modern …