The poop perfume

The poop perfume

Due to sanitation problems in poor countries such as India, Bill Gates, billionaire philanthropist, has found a solution to help people in such conditions have an easier time using the bathroom. Although pit latrines giv...
3 Do's and Don't during a flood

3 do’s and don’ts during a flood

Heavy tropical storms often lead to both flash floods and prolonged periods of flooding over large areas. Here’s a guide on what not to do if this happens. With rainfall of over 2,000 to 4,000 mm per year, it’s no wo...
Waste not

Waste not

A study from the ACS (American Chemical Society) Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering journal has found that organosolv lignin, a waste product from the paper industry, can boost the SPF (sun protection factor) of sun...

Thick Blanket of Haze

Thick Blanket of Haze Oh no! Not again. The haze is back! It’s been here for a few days now and it’s getting worse. One can smell it with every breath one takes. You may have rushed to the stores in search of face ma...
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Not So Fantastic Plastic

When it comes to the evils of using plastic bags, consumers are bombarded with overt and subtle messages everywhere we turn. However, how much do we really know about plastic bags and why we should avoid using them? For ...
Neem

The Esteemed Neem

Neem leaves have many uses and are held in high regard in South Asia. For over 2000 years, neem leaves have been used in India to heal various ailments. Today, neem continues to be a featured ingredient in Ayurveda (trad...
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The (true) price of beauty

Caution! Your beauty routine could be having a negative impact on Mother Nature. When you think about going green and preserving the environment, what usually come to mind are things like recycling, reusing materials, av...
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Building Green

It pays to go green…not just in the way we live but in the way we build. As an individual, there are many initiatives you can undertake in an effort to go green. Some common methods include reusing and recycling wa...