I love Saris. But until recently, I had no idea what most saris are made of and how sustainable they are. What do words like Chiffon, Organza, Georgette mean anyway? And that’s why i did some digging. Here are the most commonly used materials in Saris, Lehengas, and Salwar Kameez, and what their environmental, labor, … Continue reading How sustainable is your Sari?
I went to business school. We studied everything from Strategy to Economics, Accounting to Brand Management to Business Communication. We even learned Negotiation, and some of my classmates even studied a foreign language to set them up for success in the global workplace. But the environmental impact of business was almost completely ignored. As if … Continue reading We’ve got a small window of opportunity to do the right thing
Did you get through one day without doing any of the above? Its not that hard right? Now imagine if 7 Billion people did this for one day. Now, IMAGINE if 7 Billion people did this everyday.
Meet Pooja Dhingra - a conceptualiser and a graphic designer based in Delhi, who got sick of complaining about the Waste Problem, and decided to do something about it. Tell me more about this project Pooja : CUT THE CRAP - 26 WAYS TO UNF**K THE PLANET is a series conceived and illustrated by me triggered by … Continue reading 26 simple ways to unf**ck the planet
Alright, so if you've been following Ecoholique you know that i've been struggling to minimise my plastic usage. My friend Pemba suggested we do a challenge. I'm taking the challenge myself, and challenging two of my friends. Feel free to do the same. So What Does the Contest Entail: Everyone who takes up the challenge must … Continue reading THE 7 DAYS, 0 PLASTIC CHALLENGE
My bathroom scares me. I have more products than the local salon. And guess what they're all packaged in - PLASTIC ! Going ‘Package Free’ and ‘Zero Waste’ sounds like such a great simple idea. Guess what - its not simple!!! I need toothpaste and conditioner and makeup to look human ! Recently I started buying … Continue reading How to go package-free when you use a gazillion products
These are so obvious and straightforward, yet most of us fail to avoid the convenience-trap. This month I personally pledged to following through on all 4 of these. I hope you will too 🙂 Eliminate single use plastic bottled water from your life. Sound obvious? “More than 8 million tons of plastic are dumped in … Continue reading 4 super easy steps to a Minimum Waste Life