Procter and Gamble is a classic example of an action-oriented consumer goods company. Not only have they laid down efficient strategic and sustainable long-term goals but also have achieved success in accomplishing their short-term goals. P&G has taken assertive initiative by delivering the best of services and products by incorporating sustainable and environment-friendly methods. P&G focuses on mainly two strategies: Products: By using life cycle analysis, they track and target their innovation techniques. Operations: By focusing on creating efficiencies in energy, water, waste, and emissions. They have touched varied sectors and have brought significant change in the current environment scenario. …Read More »
Air Filtering Plants – Part II
In our previous article Air Filtering Plants, we covered few commonly found plants that help purify the air. So if you ever have experienced a burning sensation in your eye, irritation in your nose and a feeling of nauseating in an indoor environment, remember there is always help at hand. These common indoor plants may provide a natural way of helping combat “SICK BUILDING SYNDROME” that is triggered by the following chemicals: Formaldehyde is a ubiquitous chemical found in virtually all indoor environments. The major sources which have been reported and publicized include urea-formaldehyde foam insulation (UFFI) and particle board or …Read More »
Nutrition, the organic way!
Organic India, based in Lucknow, is committed towards being globally recognized as a reliable and competitive supplier of the highest quality organic food and health products. They have expanded their Certified Organic Agro-Cultivation base multi-fold with all types of raw farm produce. Their agro projects are now widely spread over Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh in addition to a large expansion area in Bundelkhand, UP. Today they are operating in about 50,000 acres of certified organic land. Their products are supplied across the world including UK, France, Japan, Israel, Finland, Mauritius, Germany, South Africa, Czech Republic, Australia, USA, etc. …Read More »
Green Fuel to the respite!
Fuel consumption, as we all know, is a major issue in today’s world. Since oil reserves are running low, we would either need to cut down on our fuel consumption or start investing in bicycles! Julesh Bhatia, founder, Eco Green Fuels, talks to Ek Titli about his invention in this space. Founded in the year 2007, Eco Green Fuels Pvt. Ltd. (EGF) is the first company in India to have established an end to end solution in the emerging market of alternative fuels through the agricultural route. The concept has novel objectives like providing village employment, creating green patches on …Read More »
Air Filtering Plants
While you are cleaning and tidying up your abode, how about using some help from our little green friends? This week we list down a few plants that will make your task all the more easier and comfortable. Plants that purify the air: Plants apart from absorbing carbon dioxide and releasing oxygen also eliminate significant amounts of benzene, formaldehyde and trichloroethylene. These chemical compounds are commonly found in the air of every household as it is emitted by oils, paints, rubber, plastic, detergents & synthetic fibres, etc. A quick Google of these chemicals will show you a list of ailments …Read More »
Go organic this winter!!
After the scorching heat and the messy rains, winter comes as a sweet disguise. The weather is pleasant, the mood in the air is eclectic, and there is a feeling of being outdoors more often than sitting indoors. A change in the weather also changes our daily lifestyle as longer nights give us ample periods of rest. But a drop in temperature can catch us unprepared and our bodies will succumb to these changes. The last week I have been in bed with a sore throat, running nose and a bad back pain. Well the weather caught me unprepared for …Read More »
Diabetes is one of the oldest known diseases. An Egyptian manuscript mentions the phrase “the passing of too much urine” to describe the prevalence of the disease then, while in India, the great physician Sushruta, identified the disease and classified it as Medhumeha. The ancient Indians tested for diabetes by observing whether ants were attracted to a person’s urine, and called the ailment “sweet urine disease”. Of the estimated 346 million people worldwide that suffer from Diabetes, around 51 million are in India alone! According to a WHO report, an estimated 3.4 million people died from consequences of high blood …Read More »
Bringing Art & Nature Together
Each bag is a unique project –a blend of ideas, forms and colours which make every item a work of art. Drawing on the traditions of original art by American Artists off the walls and bringing it into our everyday lives by screening it onto certified organic cotton handbags, using water based dyes is what Eco Art Productions is all about. Eco Art Handbags are a statement about our environment. The art represents our diversity as a country by showcasing artists from all walks of life, different regions of the country and different ethnic backgrounds. Started in the year 2008 …Read More »
How are the tomatoes doing? Did you know cucumber is 95% water? So, how are the Cucumbers doing? What about Basil, Mint and Dill? Did you try their leaves yet or are they still too small? If you are wondering where this is headed, click on the Organic Cooking section on the portal and read through all that we have covered from the basics of Organic Gardening to growing your own vegetables, Salads and Herbs in the last few articles. Last week we covered a few herbs such as Basil, Dill and Mint; whereas this week we’ll cover Rosemary, Thyme …Read More »
Going Green All The Way
I wanted to participate in the Green Photo Blog last week but unfortunately missed out because of the timeline. So I am here just about time this week around. This particular topic is close to my heart and I try to adapt greener ways of life where all possible. Not really sure how innovative they are but I list here my wishful attempts to bring in the green consciousness into our daily lives. I try and follow lot of them and yet there are many more which I hope I will be able to adapt in the days to come. …Read More »