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Bangalore-Based Company Builds Eco-Friendly House Which Cools Naturally

A Bengaluru-based company, BuildAhome, which provides home construction services, builds environmentally friendly homes with locally accessible materials like porotherm blocks while minimizing the usage of steel and cement. The homes are naturally cool in the summer and has saved hundreds of litres of water each year. Founded in 2016, the company has built around 400 houses in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.

Sun, 03 Oct 2021 - 05:35 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: eco friendly, bengaluru, House, buildAhome

Courtesy: The Better India

Ganesh Pandal at Hyderabad

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Hyderabad Showcases Vaccine Inspired Eco-Friendly Ganesh pandal

On the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, Future Foundation Society installed an eco-friendly Ganesh idol inspired by the model of Covid-19 vaccines in Hyderabad. Sachin Chandan, Society President said, "we place an eco-friendly Ganesh idol every year for the last 25 years." This year with a message to aware people to get vaccinated, Lord Ganesha has been designed to stand over the vaccine, resulting in a crowded pandal.

Sun, 12 Sep 2021 - 09:00 PM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Ganesh Chaturthi, Hyderabad, eco friendly, Covid-19, Covid Vaccine

Courtesy: ANI News

17-Year-Old Sells 200 Grow Bags Made From Recycled Plastic Bottles

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Mumbai Boy Makes Eco-Friendly Grow Bag Made Of Recycled Bottles

Jinay Gada, a 17-year-old Mumbai native, a student of K J Somaiya College of Science and Commerce, has developed lightweight grow bags out of non-woven cloth as an eco-friendly option. However, Gada established ‘Planteria' in July 2021 and began promoting these grow bags across India. “They are sturdy, regulate water drainage, and promote air pruning. To date, I have sold 200 bags through social media,” says Jinay Gada. 

Thu, 02 Sep 2021 - 03:57 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: eco friendly, grow bags, plastic bottles, non-woven cloth

Courtesy: The Better India