Come winter, and our streets, footpaths, building premises, rooftops, any horizontal surface in the sight is covered with dry leaves. From time to time, we sense acrid smoke coming from neighbor’s backyard, from the side of the street, where leaves are being burnt. But the leaves are bio-degradable and with time will eventually decompose to go back to soil. So, is there really a need to burn the dry leaves?
Why consider switching to bamboo as a building material as opposed to wood and concrete? Is bamboo really the undisputed answer to all our environmental concerns when it comes to building materials?
Compostable, bio-degradable, recyclable… What does it all mean and should these terms be used interchangeably?
Leaving the residual stubble in the field to rot reases methane which is a greenhouse gas. Burning it instead it a quicker way to clear the fields but releases CO2. Is there really no other eco-friendly alternative for subsequent rice farming?
Plastics and cigarette butts are not the only contributors to waste management challenges. Have you ever wondered what it takes to manage the biomedical waste and why handling it is not easy as one might think?