I've had a fair amount of experience with the Nepalese and Indian handmade rug industry. India being the large handmade rug producer in the world. You can find these gorgeous designer carpets everywhere - from villas in Paris to chic apartments in New York. In Nepal, Handmade carpets are a source of livelihood to thousands … Continue reading Luxury Carpets, Privilege, and Inequality.
I still use Menstural pads (cups just aren’t doing it for me). I still buy new clothing if I really really like something. I don’t compost. I use a petrol driven car some days (and some days my electric scooter). I consume dairy. Milk Tea/Chai/Chiya is such an important part of my culture. Very hard … Continue reading Strive Not for Perfection!
I’m no expert, but some things are basic SCIENCE.Since the advent of agriculture we have been tilling soil to grow crops. When we keep tilling soil, it keeps losing its moisture, and eventually turns to dust . When this happens, all the CO2 that’s been trapped in the soil for thousands (millions?) of years, gets … Continue reading Soil and Climate change – by a non-scientist
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.