Changing consumption patterns is not the solution we should be focusing on.
A study conducted by the government of India states that around 20% of what we buy in urban India ends up being thrown away, and an astounding 40% of the food produced in India is wasted. A UN report...
If you belong to the tribe that cringes at La Tomatina, that annual festival in Spain when colossal quantities of tomatoes are flung around and squashed just for the fun of it, then read on. You will have felt some horror seeing those images of waste -- crowds laughing and flailing about in lakes of puree, their bodies drenched in blood-red paste that could have gone into tons of curry.The desi version of wasted tomatoes is far less fun and mostly tragedy.
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For over six years, an entrepreneur in Hyderabad, India, has been working on an innovative idea. He relentlessly pursued it, mortgaged his apartment and funded his workshop with a loan. He was determi...
Clearly there is a relationship between living in a sustainable way and choosing not to engage with multinational corporations--especially when they're after your natural resources like the blue gold that is water.