Small Wonders

5 Simple Ways To Go Zero Waste

ZERO wastage seems like a mammoth task for many – the term itself creates that intimidation. Don’t worry, by zero waste we all mean close to zero waste. To be part of the sustainable movement is surprisingly pocket-friendly and easily implementable, it just takes dedication towards the cause. Start by observing the amount of trash…

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Happy to Report

India’s Growing Sustainable Food Movement

SUSTAINABILITY. It’s a popular catchphrase these days in the development sector that now includes food and agriculture. But what does it really mean? According to the American Public Health Association, a sustainable food system is one that “provides healthy food to meet current food needs while maintaining healthy ecosystems that can also provide food for…

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Ending Food Wastage Is Bourdain’s Legacy

AMERICAN celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain tragically passed away earlier this month. His legacy is not just his culinary achievements, published works, or TV food and travel documentaries, but also his outspoken advocacy against food wastage. According to the United Nations’ Food and Agricultural Organization, “1/3 of the food produced for human consumption every year –…

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Small Talk

Small Talk With Poonam Bir Kasturi

CHANGE leaders do great things, and often that is all we know about them. Here we want to get a different glimpse of the personalities that constitute the development space. Every month we get one leader to answer four questions, not necessarily about their work, but about themselves. This week we catch up with Poonam…

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Small Wonders

Tied Up In ‘Nots’

By SARA ADHIKARI —- WANTING to live by self-imposed ethical rules has never been more difficult than now. The other day, post demonetization, I decided to dump the idea of taking an Uber or an auto to shop for pillows, sheets, towels and other essentials I needed to cater for the sudden influx of winter visitors…

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