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A Zero Waste Initiative by The Second Row

This article comes as a precursor to ‘The Saturday Pop’, an event that will combine fashion and ecology in a cozy environment at The Asian Box, Koregaon Park, Pune. The Second Row and Green OK Please will be discussing fashion and the benefits of thrift shopping. There will also be a showcase of pre-loved clothing,…

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Five Quick and Healthy Recipes

Here are some healthy recipes that I enjoy making with locally bought, fresh and mostly organic food. Breakfast Strawberry Oatmeal Breakfast Smoothie 120 ml milk 20 g rolled oats 1/2 banana, broken into chunks 7 strawberries 1. In a blender, combine milk, oats, banana and strawberries. 2. Blend until smooth. 3. Pour into glasses and…

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Green Speak with Pappco Greenware

Tell us a bit about yourself. When and How did the idea of this business come about? How did your team come together? Who/What was the inspiration behind it? Pappco Greenware is a Mumbai based venture starter 3 years back by my father and my brother. My brother Aadesh Agarwal had just come back from…

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Come and take a walk on the Wild side

2015 has started off on a great note for us. Green OK Please has joined hands with Protecterra and Lost the Plot to host some interesting and enlightening Wednesday evenings all of January. This is our New Year present to ourselves and to you because we’re showcasing some award winning wildlife films and documentaries, which…

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Peel off that Label

Products that contain palm oil or its derivatives are a well-known issue because of the direct link of habitat destruction and threat to endangered species. The WWF has recently announced that it does not believe a boycott of palm oil is the solution (more here and below). It does however demand that the palm oil…

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The Big Deal About GMOs

Genetically engineered seeds have been proposed as the second green revolution in India for a few decades now following the first green revolution of high yield seeds, and increase in fertilizer and irrigation from the 1960s (The Economist 2014).  This claim is based on the increasing scientific consensus on their potential for meeting food security…