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Sustainable Startups Using Technology to Make Use of Food Waste

The developed world wastes almost as much food as sub-Saharan Africa produces in a given year, according to the United Nations. This means there’s an opportunity for sustainable startups to try and make use of all that food waste. And there are already a few companies using technology to make that vision a reality. Food Cowboy is one of those ... Read More »

Can Sustainable Businesses Also Be Profitable?

More and more businesses are “going green.” But are sustainability practices actually sustainable for businesses? For years, profit and social good were seen as conflicting ideals. Some companies were able to do both. But it seemed they were able to turn a profit despite their social efforts, and not because of them. After all, good intentions don’t lead to profits, ... Read More »

Green Packaging Solutions: Pizza Box With Built-In Paper Plates

If you like pizza, there’s not much about the pizza eating experience that needs to be improved. But if you are committed to recycling and sustainability, there is at least one area that you might say could use some work – pizza boxes. Pizza boxes are cumbersome and require a lot of finagling to fit into refrigerators and standard trashcans. Plus, they’re ... Read More »

Fashion Startup Provides eCommerce Platform for Sustainable Designers

Environmentally conscious consumers have plenty of options when it comes to things like food and household products. But what about clothing? There are options out there for sustainable, well-made garments. But you can’t usually find them at the mall or major retail locations. So such brands haven’t always been easy for consumers to buy. Enter Zady, a company that aims ... Read More »

How to Save on Energy Costs in Your Office

Saving energy is good business, because it cuts expenses. It’s also environmentally wise and responsible. There are any number of things you can do to save on energy costs in your office. They range from simple things each of us can do (like turning off lights) to ambitious upgrades. Let’s go through 12 ways to save energy in a small ... Read More »

Would You Buy a Vegetable Garden That’s Fertilized by Fish Poo?

2 Gardens come in all shapes and sizes. But have you ever considered having a garden that’s actually part of a fish tank? It might seem like an unconventional idea. But it’s actually an eco-friendly system that cuts down on the maintenance you have to do for both the plants and the fish. And now, thanks to startup AquaSprouts, you ... Read More »

Government Says Good Monsoon To Push Growth To 8% In 2016-17

New Delhi: The Finance Ministry expects India’s growth rate to climb to 8 per cent in the current financial year on the back of above normal monsoon. Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das expressed hope that the likely passage of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill in Parliament would further add to the business sentiment, fuelling growth. “We will certainly ... Read More »

Arun Jaitley Attacks Amarinder Singh Over His Family’s Alleged Foreign Accounts

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley addressing ‘Vikas Parv’ rally in Bathinda in the Malwa region of Punjab organised to mark the completion of NDA government’s two years in office. (PTI photo) BATHINDA:  Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today attacked Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh over his family’s alleged foreign accounts and also took a dig at Aam Aadmi Party, which he ... Read More »

Who Will Replace Raghuram Rajan At RBI?

Raghuram Rajan has said he will not be seeking a second term at RBI NEW DELHI:  HIGHLIGHTS Raghuram Rajan will not be seeking second term at RBI Finance Minister said government will name successor soon RBI deputy governor Urjit Patel in list of 7 potential successors RBI governor Raghuram Rajan stunned government officials and investors on Saturday by announcing he ... Read More »

BJP Lawmaker Slams Arvind Kejriwal Over App-Based Bus Service

BJP lawmaker Meenakshi Lekhi today said it appears that the note of the Delhi government’s proposed bus service was prepared by some individual corporate aggregator. (File Photo) NEW DELHI:  Slamming Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, BJP Member of Parliament Meenakshi Lekhi today said that by approving the app-based bus service, Delhi government violated several mandatory legal provisions and deliberately chose ... Read More »