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7 simple ways YOU can help reduce The Deadly Impact of Plastic Pollution.

Everyone, without exception, uses this one thing intentionally or unintentionally. - Plastic. 

 Is the use of plastic being controlled or is it controlling us? 

 How can YOU help reduce Plastic Pollution?

  1. Use reusable water bottles. Plastic bottles fill landfills. Reuse your water bottle. Try to avoid packaged drinking water, the plastic package of which has to be disposed after it's first use, merely adding to the plastic pile up that would remain in landfills for millions of years.
  1. Carry your own shopping bag. Going grocery shopping? Bring your groceries back in...


Good Skin, Good Hair & You

Synthetic Chemicals in your Bath Products Could Ruin your Skin & Hair

Good skin and hair are what people generally hope to have. For this, it is important to know what to and what not to apply on it.

Some love playing with the bubbly foam created by shampoos, and reminiscence about their childhood, how they used to make weird hairstyles and show it to their parents. Many find bath bombs the perfect solution for a relaxing bath. But has anyone ever wondered how these products are actually made?

SULFATES AND PARABENS IN PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS

 ‘Sulfates’...


15 Fantastic Green Diwali Ideas

This Diwali let's go green and give the environment the celebration it deserves!

Diwali is the festival of lights, a time for celebrating and shopping with your loved ones. How can we have a celebration respecting Nature?

1. CELEBRATE A DIWALI WITH "GREEN CRACKERS" OR GO THE WHOLE HOG AND GO "CRACKERLESS"!

Celebrating with fireworks and crackers is fun. However, it causes pollution - both air pollution and noise pollution, worsening our already deteriorating air quality that affects the health of people, especially children.

 

2. USE EARTHEN LAMPS & DIYAS

Let's use earthen lamps and diyas...


E223,E211, E440, E330 ... Mere alpha-numerical? Be aware of what these denote!

These alpha-numericals are found in most list of ingredients on food products packaging. As consumers, let's be aware of all the items in the Ingredients list.

What are they? Let's find out.

  1. Synthetic Preservative 211/E211 or Sodium Benzoate
  • Based on research, when sodium benzoate reacts with vitamin C or ascorbic acid, it forms benzene, a carcinogen. All citrus fruits used in jams, preserves, jellies and pickles, are rich in vitamic C.
  • The rate at which benzene is formed in the packaged jam depends on exposure to light, temperature, as well as the time on...


A traditional crispy snack or a rice accompaniment... the choice is yours with this organic Jack fruit papad!

Homemade, synthetic chemicals free papads have been a part of Indian food for generations, and an intrinsic part of everyday meals with rice. Jack fruit papad is a unique and delectable variant usually made in Karnataka.

Though native to South India, the whole country has grown to appreciate and enjoy the giant fruit packed with nutrients! Rich in antioxidants and minerals, and high in fibre, we need to use more of this fruit for consumption! This synthetic chemicals and preservative free Jackfruit Papad is made in the organic farms of North Karnataka, and is certified organic by USDA (United States...