Pollution

what causes air pollution

Understanding air pollution

According to WHO, 92% of the world’s population live in areas where the air quality levels exceed prescribed WHO limits. To add to that, our own capital city of New Delhi has been topping the pollution charts. India’s...

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You May Want to Dump your Deo

There are apparently 906 different varieties of deodorants available in India, and between 2009 and 2014 the market for deodorants went from Rs. 500 crores to Rs. 2300 crores! We’re not surprised. Bad BO is # 1 on the kill...

The case for Composting

Simply put, Composting is the process by which Organic waste is converted into manure / fertilizer. Organic waste (fruit and vegetables, left over food etc.) is collected regularly, and then with the help of certain agents,...

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Inside indoor pollution

There are a lot of articles out there today (including one on this site) which list plants that you can use to address pollution within homes. For added information we thought it might help to put together a quick list of...

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Want cleaner, breathable air?

Did you know that an average family of four in Delhi produces at least 1 tonne of solid waste each year? In Gurgaon the number is only slightly better (almost 1 tonne, instead of at least). Poor waste disposal is the...