Tag Archives: environment

The future of our materialistic selves

“I need a computer”, I told my dad in 2005. I was finishing the first year of my degree and none of my hostel friends had a computer yet. He knew that. “Why do you think it’s necessary?”, he asked … Continue reading

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Let’s freecycle India

Let’s Freecycle India Everyone loves free stuff. What if you get free stuff and also get to contribute your bit to save the environment? That is what the idea behind Freecycle is. Freecycle is a network that has close, almost … Continue reading

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A Chemist’s carbon footprint reduction

As a synthetic chemist, it is a very embarrassing question if asked about our personal carbon footprint. Frankly, it is much greater than normal citizens. We use flammable and non-flammable solvents very regularly. Most of the chemical reagents we use … Continue reading

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