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India gets its first plastic road!

We all know the bane of plastic and its use. How it takes hundreds of years for it to destroy completely. But there are a few brilliant minds who are coming up with ways to fight this nuisance, and use it to our benefit too. For the first time in India, a road would be […]

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Fancy a ‘green’ plate?

We all know plastic is a curse, we shouldn’t use it but sometimes in absence of a substitute, it becomes imperative. For example, travelling disposable cups, plates and spoons. But now there’s an alternative.  Scientists have designed a set of “green” tableware made from sugarcane waste and bamboo that could serve as a potential alternative […]

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Plastic Lego to go green 

Plastic is one of the biggest threats to our environment. But there are few things we love too much to give up, like our Legos. But wait, you can play with Legos and not harm nature too! Lego has vowed that its iconic bricks will be 100 percent sustainable by 2030. With pieces that are […]

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Kids make bus shelter of plastic bottles

A group of students from Canacona’s Satyavati Soiru Higher Secondary School built a bus shelter totally of used plastic bottles.  After years of pleas when the government refused to take notice of their demand of building a bus stop near their school at Dapot-Mashem, these 16-year-olds erected their own bus shelter.  As a statement to […]

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Pasta straw anyone?

Everyone loves a good pasta. Be it made in Pesto, Alfredo or Marinara sauce, those cheesy twisted or straight flour sticks just make our moods go yum! But what about sipping soda or milkshake from pasta? Confused? Don’t be. Bucatini is a kind of pasta which actually works like a straw. You can easily sip […]

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Meet Lilly, Thailand’s Greta Thunberg

She’s 12-year-old bubbly petite girl. But she’s at war, with plastic.  Lilly (aka Ralyn Satidtanasarn) has made it her mission to reduce the use of plastic in Thailand, where the average person uses eight plastic bags every single day. It is also the sixth largest global contributor to ocean pollution. Whether it’s for wrapping up […]

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How cool is Greta Thunberg!

Greta Thunberg is a 15-year-old Swedish school girl who began demonstrating about the need for immediate action to combat climate change outside the Swedish parliament. Her interest in climate change was sparked when at school they showed pictures of starving polar bears, plastic in the ocean and melting ice caps. Listen to her! Criticizing the […]