Reducing food waste does reverse global warming

Reducing food waste does reverse global warming

Green living
If food waste were a country, it will be the third biggest contributor of Global Warming after US and China. So, can our actions really make a difference to the present extreme environmental muddle? According to Mr. Chad Frischmann, the vice president and research director at Project Drawdown: an NGO committed to find solutions to global warming, reducing food waste is one of the most significant things we can do at individual level to reverse the global warming. Here on Zalaxie, we talk about single used plastic, alleviating pollution and use of renewable sources of energy. But I personally think food waste is not only a veiled factor which contributes to the same level of gravity but also a shameful contributor when in a country like India 190.7million people face…
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Going Green? Financial benefits that come along with saving environment

Going Green? Financial benefits that come along with saving environment

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Having a eco friendly lifestyle not only can save your life but also offer monetary benefits to you. Isn't it a great thought to save yourself from excess financial burdens, that too guiltfree? Curious, how? Following are the 4 financial benefits you can get while you make lifestyle eco friendly You can get tax credits for all your eco friendly spendings, as long as they meet the prerequisites. Energy Star is the organisation that checks on the spending and give you the tax credits. Abiding by the rules, you can get 10% tax credits. You tend to recycle the products you possess rather than buying new products everyday. Product packaging contributes to 10 percent of the total cost of the product that in any case end up in the landfills.…
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Ways to reduce your plastic waste today

Ways to reduce your plastic waste today

Green living
Easy ways to reduce the plastic waste in daily routine! It is very difficult to break up with plastic nowadays as it is found virtually in every possible thing. It is used as a packaging material. All the gadgets surrounding you have the elements of plastic. Infact you maybe chewing the plastic in the form of a gum. Even though it is said that some categories of plastic could be recycled, the research says that the plastic can only be downcycled. In short, a plastic chair can never be recycled to form another chair but a product with a lower quality plastic.  (more…)
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