Mosquito Monogatari.

I live in mosquito land. Every monsoon evening, clouds of DDT swirl around the air sprayed diligently by the corporation workers to stem the mosquito population. Every store I go to has a new product being launched that guarantees a…

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Ant Attacks!

A few days back in the evening, I opened my laptop and saw a long line of fierce red ants doing a merry QWERTY dance. It was nothing short of a campaign of shock and awe by these formicidae. At…

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Krya Sustainable Urban Living Guides

We have just put together first of the Krya Sustainable Urban Living Guides : an E-book on DIY Green Cleaners for the Home. This is the first of a series of free E-books that we will publish on sustainable urban…

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A Deep Dive into Recycling

This blog is all about sustainable urban living .And the sustainability word that pops up first in our heads is “Recycling”. Recycling more often than not is ahead of words like reduce, reuse, bio-degradable, compostable and other similar noble endeavours.…

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Minimising our fresh water footprint

Water conservation is very close to my heart.  Growing up in Chennai, I have seen conditions of extreme water scarcity. Some of my early memories include standing in a line in our street with large pots, waiting to fill water…

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Applying Pascal's Wager to Global Warming

Applying Pascal’s Wager to Global Warming We recently watched “An Inconvenient Truth” and I was struck by Al Gore straining every fibre of his existence to make his point that global warming was actual fact and not just some fringe…

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Keeping the fruit that’s a detergent dry

Our fruit that is a detergent loves water – the geek term for that is that it is hygroscopic. When it comes in contact with water, it starts to release saponins (the stuff that makes it foam). This is great…

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Krya’s first sustainable goodie

Today is the first day, of a super exciting year. A brilliant day to talk about the first sustainable goodie from Krya. So we’ve made a detergent. By powdering a fruit. It washes really really well. In our washing machine.…

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