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You are fed up with waiting for new technologies to stop climate change, laws to protect people and the environment, a global change of heart? Now’s the time to get involved yourself! Here’s your guide to better living.

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DIY: Upcycled Kids' Clothes

Kids outgrow their clothes faster than you can keep up with. But rather than stocking up on brand-new outfits that they'll grow out of in a few months, why not upcycle? Here are our top ten tips and tutorials to help you repurpose and renew. Read on

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Put Those Dried Leaves to Good Use

Being a green lover, I am always motivated to find ways to utilise the dried leaves that fall from my plants. Homemade mulch for my plants emerges from the dry leaves of my bamboo and bougainvillea plants. Mulch is compost or any material used to preserve the nutrients in soil and helps plants grow better. Read on

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LED - Making Kerosene Lanterns History

LED-based study lights for students and room lights for schools/community centres can serve as a wonderful solution to the issue of kerosene lanterns. Thanks to the white LED revolution, it is now possible to provide a simple light which is suitable for reading purposes that consumes less than a quarter watt of energy but provides 10 to 50 times more useable light than a wick oil lamp. Read on

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Give Old Clothes New Life

In many parts of the world, second-hand or “vintage“ clothing is a style unto itself. Besides the fashion factor, recycling unwanted clothes has obvious benefits for the environment and there are a wide variety  of uses for secondhand garments. Read on

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10 Tips for Eco-Friendly Hosting

One aspect of daily life which has a tendency to increase our environmental impact is the hosting of events, be it social gatherings, conferences, seminars or parties. Delhi Greens Blog presents to you the following green tips to help you green your events and help save our environment from New Year onwards! Read on

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Avoiding Bottled Water

We all drink water every day - it's essential for our health and our survival. But the huge numbers of people around the world buying water in bottles rather than taking it straight from the tap is a trend that has huge negative consequences for the environment. Read on

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Donating

Giving can help people in need and save our earth. Collective, philantrophic spending is tiny compared to the power of government but it can bear risk. It can kick-start innovation or fund unpopular causes. It can also support voices yet unheard. There are various forms of giving, including cash, services, new or used goods like clothing, toys, food and vehicles as well as voluntary service. Read on

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Tips for Greener Cleaning

Cleaning products are everywhere in our homes and offices-on dishes, countertops, furniture, clothes, floors, windows and floating through the air. In our war on dirt and germs, we may often actually be making things worse. Most of the conventional cleaning products we all grew up with are petroleum-based and have dubious health and environmental implications. Read on

Tips for Sustainable Travel

We go on holidays for pleasure, to discover new horizons, to relax, to meet people and to learn about different cultures. Most of the time, we are not aware that the holiday choices we make can have an impact on our destination and on the people that live there. We are often equally unaware of the implications our travel has on global environmental issues, especially climate change. Read on

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Don’t Buy Bad Souvenirs

You're on your holidays, you're in the souvenir shop, and boy does "that" look nice. It’s so unusual, it would make a great talking point when you get home. But is it made from the skin, fur, bone, shell, beak or hooves of an endangered species? Read on