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Top 8 Reasons Why You Should Not Burst Crackers This Diwali

Top 8 Reasons Why You Should Not Burst Crackers This Diwali

Green Living
The festive season has commenced and celebrations are in full swing. From Durga Puja to Dussehra to Diwali, everyone can be seen reveling in the festive mood. Diwali, a festival marking the victory or good over evil, is a major Indian festival celebrated with great amount of zest and zeal across the country. People coming from different walks of life, leave no stone unturned in decorations and preparations for the festival. However, since the past few years, the purpose of the festival has shifted focus from being an occasion of enjoyment and bonding to one of lavish-spending and a mark of one's societal status. Families these days spend exorbitant sums of money on firecrackers and fireworks. This may bring a few seconds of joy for some, but also brings permanent damage to the lungs...
Delhi Greens Urges Everyone to Celebrate a Green Deepawali

Delhi Greens Urges Everyone to Celebrate a Green Deepawali

Articles
Even the candles we 'burn' have significant environmental impact which we should certainly keep in mind. As Delhi shifts from the CWG 2010 mode into the festival mode, and gears up for celebrating the festival of lights - Deepawali, Delhi Greens wishes its reader a very happy and prosperous Green Diwali. Diwali signifies the end of darkness and the beginning of the process of enlightening ourselves. This time around, we must also be warned and make ourselves aware about the hazards that Diwali celebrations poses to us and our environment. An eco-friendly Diwali is not about taking shortcuts; instead it is all about your conscious efforts to be a more responsible citizen. Here are some tips for celebrating a green and enriching Diwali: 1. Say no to crackers. Here's why: The che...
This Diwali, You Can (and Must) Be the Change!

This Diwali, You Can (and Must) Be the Change!

Green Alert
Deepawali is the festival of lights and celebrations! Let us make sure it is an enjoyable experience for every living being as much as it is for us. After all, there is no joy greater than than the joy of making others happy! This Diwali, BE THE CHANGE! Do Not burst crackers and make others aware about the adverse impacts it has on 'our common environment'. The environmental impact of bursting of crackers are both visible as well as not so apparent. While the noise pollution caused by the crackers is highly disturbing even for humans (young and old alike, very dangerous for pregnant women and infants), they at least understand and expect the noise. Animals are caught unaware, and get scared as well as very disturbed by the noise. While we know the impact on domesticated animals suc

Vitality and Abundance

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May this Diwali be a celebration of vitality and abundance to all of us. Let me be authentic about who I was before I started writing in this blog. I tended to look at vitality as something that is limited to what I could provide and the planet we live on, to have limited resources. Therefore the constant concern for me was, what would create the necessary energy? The easiest option I chose was always to nap or sit before the TV surfing channels so that I would have enough energy to get into action. I realized that no amount of rest and recreation was enough and I became lazy and bound to home. Fifty Blogs down the road (yes! unbelievable isn’t it?) I realized that you are the creators of my vitality. With the Blog I am committed to creating a possibility of a green and clean city while

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