A survey found that India discards 12.3 billion sanitary pads annually that is 113,000 tonnes of garbage. About 80% of urban Indian women use disposable inorganic sanitary pads. Empowering women to make informed choices about sustainable menstruation becomes the need of the hour. Read more to know the issues surrounding the issue.
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From Pads to Cups: The Sustainable Future of Menstruation
Join the movement towards a sustainable future of menstruation! Let’s break the taboo and embrace eco-friendly menstrual products for a healthier planet and healthier periods.
Futuristic Cities: A Necessity Or A Luxury?
Building a sustainable city is not only about energy saving and waste recycling. Creating a safe living space for residents that minimises the risk of natural disasters is also crucial, considering the climate crisis period we all live in. This article discusses two futuristic cities of different climate zones and how they could become the world’s model future towns.
Sustainable Smart Cities: A Peek Into Living In The Future
ecoHQ is analysing and publishing a list of sustainable smart cities that will shape the future of human civilisation. First, in this series, we discussed Saudi Arabia’s NEOM. Next, we explore Toyota’s Woven City and China’s Liuzhou Vertical Forest City.
Colour Me Brown: Sustainable Investing Made Easy
For the Eco-conscious, it’s not enough that our direct actions are as good as practicable.
For the most planet-forward, knowing where our money votes travel after we’ve spent them is invaluable!
ecoHQ presents Brown Living—a novel way for the Eco-conscious Consumer like you to make long-term change through incremental individual investments.
Read on for three unique opportunities to make your life and the planet a little greener:
Can Animal Products be Sustainable?
Can we consume animal-based products and still be sustainable? What happens when we boycott silk, wool or honey? Namrata has interviewed some small business owners who directly work with grassroots — so we analyse the questions through a rural Indian lens.
Motorsports Race Towards Net Zero
In a world of racing toward advancements at the cost of environmental degradation, the motorsports industry has managed to slow down for a bit to build a more sustainable future!
The UN’s SDGs and LGBTQIA Inclusion: Are We There Yet?
Pride Month is a time to pinkwash and sell more products in support of the LGBTQIA community. It’s also when we talk about inclusivity, equality and equity as part of sustainable development while discriminating against LGBTQIA members. At least, this is what we’ve been led to believe.
On this day, the first Gay parade happened one year after the Stonewall riots. It serves as a reminder that we would be again witnessing the uprising of various minorities, fighting for their rights, which we’ve so conventionally shut out.
While we are advocating for SDG2030 on fancier and non-controversial topics, we must focus on the goals of gender equality, reduced inequalities, and striving for peace, justice and strong institutions.
It’s time to cater to universally progressive and inclusive ideas if we want the world to grow as ONE.
How Does the Baking Industry Spell Out ‘Sustainability’?
Sustainability is said to transcend industries, so how does the bakery /patisserie industry interpret and implement it?
From providing vegan/gluten-free organic products to eco-friendly and zero-waste production and packaging to increased transparency, the baking industry firms strive towards Sustainability in their unique ways. Read the article to know more.
How Sustainable Are Your Sustainable Beauty Products?
How often do you feel effortlessly convinced to buy a beauty product because it’s sustainable?
But it turns out that many “seemingly” sustainable beauty products are manufactured using toxic raw materials. And sometimes brands even go to the extent of using raw materials from endangered plant species.
This article unmasks the grave and alarming reality of the beauty industry.
Click the link and read on!