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Sustainable travelling: How to make eco-friendly choices while on the go

Sustainable travelling is the art of exploring the world in a way that is mindful of the environment and the local communities. It is about being cognizant of one's actions and choosing eco-friendly options that help preserve the planet for generations to come

Look for hotels, resorts, and homestays that have implemented eco-friendly practices such as recycling, solar power, and water conservation.(Pexels)
Look for hotels, resorts, and homestays that have implemented eco-friendly practices such as recycling, solar power, and water conservation.(Pexels)
Published on Feb 04, 2023 04:15 PM IST
By | Posted by Prapti Upadhayay | Edited by Tapatrisha Das

How to incorporate sustainable practices into your daily life

Incorporating sustainable practices into your daily routine can help to reduce your environmental impact and promote a more sustainable way of life, whilst also improving the health and well-being of individuals and communities

Consider using public transportation, biking, or walking when possible. Not only is this better for the environment, but it can also have health benefits and save you money on gas and car maintenance.(Pexels)
Consider using public transportation, biking, or walking when possible. Not only is this better for the environment, but it can also have health benefits and save you money on gas and car maintenance.(Pexels)
Published on Feb 04, 2023 04:14 PM IST
By | Posted by Prapti Upadhayay | Edited by Akanksha Agnihotri, Delhi

Unsustainable hair accessories you should stop using and their alternatives

Many hair accessories contain chemicals that can be harmful to the environment, and some are produced using unsustainable methods

Instead of using unsustainable and expensive accessories, adorn your beautiful locks with flowers because you can never go wrong with flowers and they are both environmentally friendly and affordable(Pexels)
Instead of using unsustainable and expensive accessories, adorn your beautiful locks with flowers because you can never go wrong with flowers and they are both environmentally friendly and affordable(Pexels)
Published on Jan 21, 2023 06:36 PM IST
By | Edited by Parmita Uniyal

Slow fashion: Tips to implement the style trend

There are multitudes of ways to understand slow fashion and plan its execution. Check out these tips by experts to efficiently implement the style trend of slow fashion

Slow fashion: Tips to implement the style trend (Tim Douglas)
Slow fashion: Tips to implement the style trend (Tim Douglas)
Updated on Dec 12, 2022 07:07 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Lifestyle choices to lead a kinder life: Steps to achieve conscious consumption

Living a planet-friendly lifestyle and reducing your carbon footprint is actually much easier and requires a lot less effort than one would think. Here are a few lifestyle choices to lead a kinder life and steps to achieve conscious consumption and sustainable purchase patterns

Lifestyle choices to lead a kinder life: Steps to achieve conscious consumption, sustainable purchase practices (Akil Mazumder)
Lifestyle choices to lead a kinder life: Steps to achieve conscious consumption, sustainable purchase practices (Akil Mazumder)
Updated on Dec 03, 2022 10:08 AM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Tips and tricks to include sustainability in luxurious wedding decor

Navigate through the world of sustainability in luxury weddings with these simple and effective tips and tricks from the experts.

More millennials are looking for sustainable solutions when organising their big day, from choosing eco-friendly locations to using digital invites.(Unsplash)
More millennials are looking for sustainable solutions when organising their big day, from choosing eco-friendly locations to using digital invites.(Unsplash)
Published on Nov 27, 2022 06:07 PM IST

Tips for a sustainable and eco-friendly make-up routine

Sustainable and eco-conscious beauty routines are important as it helps to conserve resources and combat climate change. Check out top tips for a sustainable and eco-friendly make-up routine.

Tips for a sustainable and eco-friendly make-up routine(pixabay)
Tips for a sustainable and eco-friendly make-up routine(pixabay)
Published on Nov 27, 2022 11:59 AM IST

Diwali home decor: Eco-friendly ways to give your home a facelift this Deepawali

After Covid-19, the responsibility to be more conscious of our surroundings and environment has grown manifolds and we must ensure to take a sustainable route while decorating our homes this Diwali. Home and interior decor expert suggests eco-friendly ways to give your home a facelift this Deepawali

Diwali home decor: Eco-friendly ways to give your home a facelift this Deepawali (Nicole Michalou)
Diwali home decor: Eco-friendly ways to give your home a facelift this Deepawali (Nicole Michalou)
Updated on Oct 24, 2022 11:57 AM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Tips to travel sustainably as sustainability is the new hook for travellers

There are many ways in which you can make your relaxing trip even more relaxing by helping save the environment, one step at a time. A sustainably inclined traveller can now experience an almost entirely carbon neutral vacation, should they choose more of these climate-friendly solutions.

Tips to travel sustainably as sustainability is the new hook for travellers(Berke Araklı)
Tips to travel sustainably as sustainability is the new hook for travellers(Berke Araklı)
Updated on Oct 05, 2022 05:27 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

For India Inc, nature conservation needs to be a priority

The article has been authored by Ramnath Vaidyanathan, an associate vice-president and head, Environmental Sustainability, Godrej Industries Ltd and Associated Companies.

Nature conservation is concerned with the protection of nature and its resources that are vital for the survival of the planet and all its inhabitants. But India has a poor record on that front. The country barely achieved 2.8% of its plantation target under the government’s 10-year afforestation scheme, the Green India Mission (GIM), according to the Economic Survey 2020-21.
Nature conservation is concerned with the protection of nature and its resources that are vital for the survival of the planet and all its inhabitants. But India has a poor record on that front. The country barely achieved 2.8% of its plantation target under the government’s 10-year afforestation scheme, the Green India Mission (GIM), according to the Economic Survey 2020-21.
Published on Sep 01, 2022 05:40 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

Biophilic designs: Tips to bring nature indoors without burning your pocket

Biophilic designs do not always need to be implemented on a larger scale. You can follow a low-key approach and still avail yourself of all the benefits offered by these designs in commercial interiors. Here are some pocket-friendly tips to bring the feel of nature indoors

Biophilic designs on budget: Tips to bring the feel of nature inside commercial interiors without burning your pocket(Photo by Don Kaveen on Unsplash)
Biophilic designs on budget: Tips to bring the feel of nature inside commercial interiors without burning your pocket(Photo by Don Kaveen on Unsplash)
Updated on Aug 25, 2022 01:01 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

6 innovative ways to recycle your old clothes

Here's how you can recycle your old clothes and give your wardrobe a new look. 

6 Innovative ways to recycle your old clothes(gettyimages)
6 Innovative ways to recycle your old clothes(gettyimages)
Published on Aug 03, 2022 04:05 PM IST
ByAkanksha Agnihotri, Delhi

Impact Of conflict on global energy goals

The article has been authored by Eeshan Chaturvedi, an assistant dean and associate professor, Jindal School of Environment and Sustainability, OP. Jindal Global University, India, Ph.D candidate, Stanford University.

The Russia-Ukraine conflict has had and continues to have, a severe impact on human life and mobility in the region.(Representative Photo)
The Russia-Ukraine conflict has had and continues to have, a severe impact on human life and mobility in the region.(Representative Photo)
Published on Jul 19, 2022 10:48 AM IST
ByHindustan Times

​Convert your bedroom into a sustainable space with an eco-friendly mattress

Not many people are aware of the ill effects of bedrooms that are mostly filled with VOC (Volatile organic compounds) emitting materials. Want to convert your sleep-inducing spaces into a sustainable area? Experts suggest opting for an eco-friendly mattress for these benefits

​Home decor tips: Convert your bedroom into a sustainable space with an eco-friendly mattress. Here are its benefits (Monstera)
​Home decor tips: Convert your bedroom into a sustainable space with an eco-friendly mattress. Here are its benefits (Monstera)
Updated on Jul 15, 2022 08:47 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Interior design and décor trends in retail 2022

Retailers across the globe are focusing on creating more immersive and engaging interior environments for their customers, which includes designing spaces that are both visually appealing and user-friendly and using technology to enhance customer experience. Here are trends of retail interiors 2022

Interior design and décor trends in retail 2022 (Ksenia Chernaya)
Interior design and décor trends in retail 2022 (Ksenia Chernaya)
Updated on Jun 30, 2022 09:14 AM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Sustainability needs a mix of planet, people and communities

The article has been authored by Rajiv Bhalla, managing director, Barco India, a global leader in digital projection and imaging technology.

Over 70 countries accounting for 80% of carbon emissions and 90% of global Gross Domestic Product (GDP) have agreed to net-zero commitments.
Over 70 countries accounting for 80% of carbon emissions and 90% of global Gross Domestic Product (GDP) have agreed to net-zero commitments.
Published on Jun 24, 2022 03:42 PM IST

Home interior design ideas: Tips to incorporate sustainable construction

With the world facing the biggest challenges when it comes to climate change, using new designs and versatile products with the principles of sustainable construction can lead to minimal impact on the ecosystem or the environment. Home interior design experts share tips to do so

Home interior design ideas: Tips to incorporate sustainable construction (Image by laurence-ledanois from Pixabay )
Home interior design ideas: Tips to incorporate sustainable construction (Image by laurence-ledanois from Pixabay )
Updated on Jun 19, 2022 12:58 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Home interior decor tips: Ideas on designing a space for mindful living

A home needs to inspire our minds, nourish our souls and be a space that is us and the us we want to be. Here are a few tips by home interior decor experts on designing a space for mindful living

Home interior decor tips: Ideas on designing a space for mindful living (Vlada Karpovich)
Home interior decor tips: Ideas on designing a space for mindful living (Vlada Karpovich)
Updated on Jun 10, 2022 12:33 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Menstruation: Steps every menstruator should take towards saving the environment

The use of plastic products like sanitary pads contaminate and pollute the environment and can also harm health as they are made of certain chemicals which may lead to vaginal infections. Here's how to switch to sustainable menstruation and help save the environment 

Sustainable menstruation tips: Initiatives every menstruator should take towards saving the environment (Polina Kovaleva)
Sustainable menstruation tips: Initiatives every menstruator should take towards saving the environment (Polina Kovaleva)
Updated on Jun 08, 2022 12:27 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Sustainable fashion is revolutionising the way the business of fashion operates

World Environment Day 2022: Notice the conscious shift of clothing brands to make sustainable clothing? It has a lot to do with consumer sentiment on sustainability in fashion. Here's why Gen-Z is opting for sustainable and home-grown eco-friendly clothing brands that are fast becoming mainstream

World Environment Day 2022: Here's how sustainable fashion is revolutionising the way the style business operates (cottonbro)
World Environment Day 2022: Here's how sustainable fashion is revolutionising the way the style business operates (cottonbro)
Updated on Jun 05, 2022 05:41 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

World Environment Day 2022: Easy fixes to make your house eco friendly

A greater need for energy is linked to the depletion of natural resources. Ahead of World Environment Day 2022, here are a few tips by home interior decor experts on easy fixes to make your house eco friendly

World Environment Day 2022: Easy home interior decor fixes to make your house eco friendly (Blue Bird)
World Environment Day 2022: Easy home interior decor fixes to make your house eco friendly (Blue Bird)
Updated on Jun 04, 2022 01:36 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Lifestyle tips to contribute to sustainability in small swaps

Making huge changes in life can be a bit daunting but by taking small steps in the right direction, one can pave the way to practice sustainability, reduce the carbon footprint and deliver to the ecosystem. Ahead of are World Environment Day 2022, here are some quick and easy lifestyle swaps for you

World Environment Day 2022: Lifestyle tips to contribute to sustainability in small swaps (Akil Mazumder)
World Environment Day 2022: Lifestyle tips to contribute to sustainability in small swaps (Akil Mazumder)
Updated on Jun 05, 2022 12:56 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

 The ease of doing sustainability

The piece has been authored by Veena Srinivasan is director of the Centre for Social and Environmental Innovation at ATREE, Bengaluru.

The problem is relying on virtue signalling to save the planet is counter-productive.
The problem is relying on virtue signalling to save the planet is counter-productive.
Published on May 10, 2022 02:16 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

Style tips: 5 things to keep in mind while shopping for sustainability fashion

Supporting sustainability is the new fashion trend and rightly so as fast fashion accounts for about 10% of the World Carbon Emission and nearly 20% of the world’s wastewater. Here are 5 ways you can incorporate healthier buying habits into your lifestyle

Style tips: 5 things to keep in mind while shopping for sustainability fashion (Photo by Jess @ Harper Sunday on Unsplash)
Style tips: 5 things to keep in mind while shopping for sustainability fashion (Photo by Jess @ Harper Sunday on Unsplash)
Updated on May 02, 2022 08:53 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz, Delhi

Earth Day 2022: 5 tweets on how to ‘invest in our planet’

Earth Day is celebrated on April 22 every year to raise awareness about pertinent issues, like pollution, deforestation and global warming. The theme for this year's event is ‘Invest in Our Planet’.

A man walks past a mural the day before Earth Day, in Philadelphia. (Matt Rourke/AP)
A man walks past a mural the day before Earth Day, in Philadelphia. (Matt Rourke/AP)
Updated on Apr 22, 2022 12:22 PM IST
By | Edited by Swati Bhasin

In works: Sustainable solutions to address Delhi’s crucial challenges

IIT Delhi has collaborated with a large number of organisations and academic institutions that are working on six key areas: air pollution, solid waste management, water security, use of artificial Intelligence or machine Learning in healthcare, sustainable mobility, and effective education

The initiative is led by experts from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi . (HT photo)
The initiative is led by experts from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi . (HT photo)
Published on Mar 14, 2022 12:06 AM IST
ByRisha Chitlangia, New Delhi

Sustainable lifestyle must to achieve climate goals, says Bhupender Yadav

India’s journey on the low-carbon pathway towards “net-zero” requires active participation of all stakeholders, and sustainable lifestyles as well as climate justice are the principles at the core of this journey, Union environment minister Bhupender Yadav said at the HT Environment Conclave.

Union environment minister Bhupender Yadav at the HT Environment Conclave on Wednesday.
Union environment minister Bhupender Yadav at the HT Environment Conclave on Wednesday.
Updated on Feb 25, 2022 06:44 AM IST
By, New Delhi

‘ESG framework must for organisations to mitigate risks of climate change’

Many companies have been following innovative and sustainable pathways towards long-term business sustainability, forming an inherent connection between the people, planet, and profit. 

Executive director of Godrej & Boyce, Nyrika Holkar said as the hope of restricting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius recedes rapidly, there is a dire need for companies to reorganise their business processes to contain the worst excesses of climate change. (Representational photo / Creative Commons)
Executive director of Godrej & Boyce, Nyrika Holkar said as the hope of restricting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius recedes rapidly, there is a dire need for companies to reorganise their business processes to contain the worst excesses of climate change. (Representational photo / Creative Commons)
Published on Dec 09, 2021 10:04 PM IST
By, New Delhi, Hindustan Times

Woman makes dress out of recycled KFC packages, company appreciates creativity

A tweet went viral after a woman posed wearing a dress she made out of recycled KFC packaging.

This woman created a dress out of recycled KFC packaging. (twitter/@NokuzothaNtuli)
This woman created a dress out of recycled KFC packaging. (twitter/@NokuzothaNtuli)
Updated on Nov 20, 2021 12:30 PM IST
BySohini Sengupta

Kerala youths come forward to conserve water through their new innovation

Second-year computer science undergraduates worked together with an assistant professor to create the smartphone application “Ecotopia, The Sustainable Village.”

The students created a water-level surveillance system to preserve water by decreasing waste and encouraging rainwater collection.(Photo by Amritanshu Sikdar on Unsplash)
The students created a water-level surveillance system to preserve water by decreasing waste and encouraging rainwater collection.(Photo by Amritanshu Sikdar on Unsplash)
Published on Oct 14, 2021 04:21 PM IST
ByLife Beyond Numbers
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