Thailand, Japan to launch eco-friendly dumpsite

 A dumpsite in Thailand's Nakhon Ratchasima province is set to become eco-friendly in collaboration with Japanese authorities, the media reported on Saturday.

Eco-friendly solution for oil spill developed

Researchers, including two Indian-origin scientists, have developed an eco-friendly bio-degradable green "herding" agent that can be used to clean up light crude oil spills on water.

Sugarcane biomass used to produce 'green' jet fuel

Researchers, including those of Indian-origin, have developed a new method to produce 'eco-friendly' aviation fuel from sugarcane biomass that could lead to substantial cuts in greenhouse gas emissions.

Now, Bamboo bicycles feature in China

Not more than a decade ago, the streets of Beijing were clogged by traffic from millions of bicycles, and few cars could be seen on the roads. Today, the opposite is true and China's capital city has practically become a graveyard for rusty bicycles.

Make your home ‘go green’ this Holi
Make your home ‘go green’ this Holi

With the festival of colours just round the corner, we are in our most vibrant moods to celebrate it with complete zest and fervor. In the earlier days, colours used for Holi were made of flowers, herbs and roots that left behind a natural colour and fragrance.

Wilde new face of H&M's eco-friendly line
Wilde new face of H&M's eco-friendly line

Actress Olivia Wilde has teamed up with H&M for its Conscious Exclusive campaign.

5 Eco-friendly travel tips
5 Eco-friendly travel tips

From packing light to eating like the locals, Jonita Colaco shares a few eco-friendly travel tips that will make your travel experience more interesting.

Kerala to make 2015 National Games Village eco-friendly
Kerala to make 2015 National Games Village eco-friendly

The Jawarharlal Nehru Tropical Botanical Garden and Research Institute (JNTBGRI), as part of its developmental plans, will spend Rs.50 lakh to turn the 2015 National Games Village eco-friendly.

Rio 2016 Olympics makes low-carbon pledge
Rio 2016 Olympics makes low-carbon pledge

Eco-friendly initiatives will cut greenhouse gas emissions by 500,000 tons during the Rio 2016 Olympics, Games organisers said.

KSBB's People's artificial reef a success

An eco-friendly artificial reef programme initiated by Kerala State Bio-diversity Board here has become a success with fish catch in the area showing a good increase.

Education institutes go green

Being eco-friendly is not only a social responsibility of the corporate, but also education institutes. Prachi Rege scans for environment projects taken up on campuses across the country.

Hugging tree makes me beautiful: Shailene Woodley

Actress Shailene Woodley says hugging trees make her beautiful. The 22-year-old actress follows an eco-friendly beauty regime and has asked people to indulge in tree-hugging, in order to achieve a naturally radiant glow, reportedly.

DRDO unveils eco-friendly complex based on bio-digester tech

DRDO is achieving many successes on technology front and is being recognised for the facilities it has developed for the welfare of people, Avinash Chander, Scientific Adviser to Defence Minister, said on Wednesday.

Woody Harrelson launches eco-friendly paper line

Woody Harrelson is launching an eco-friendly line of paper to save the trees.

Jessica Alba likes eco-friendly house

Jessica Alba prefers using toxic free paint and furniture for her house.

Pamela Anderson selling eco-friendly mansion for USD 5million

Pamela Anderson has reportedly decided to put her Malibu home on the market for USD 5 million.

Delhi government to ban plastic bags

The Delhi government has decided to impose a blanket ban on the manufacture, storage and usage of plastic bags in the capital.

U2’s the Edge’s eco-friendly homes plan rejected by environmentalists

U2 guitarist the Edge has been stopped from building five eco-friendly mansions overlooking the Pacific Ocean and Malibu by the California Coastal Commission.

Waste chicken feathers could be used to produce biodegradable plastic

New research suggests that chicken feathers could be used to produce eco-friendly, biodegradable plastics.

Firth wears eco-friendly clothes at Oscars

Firth and his wife wore environment-friendly outfits at the Academy Awards.