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Running to the hills is the easiest escape from Delhi’s ferocious heat. But have you ever wondered how long will the hill stations remain cool? This World Environment Day, we have listed you some unique ways through which we can reconnect to nature. Team Viva reports

Terracotta cookware


Terracotta items are the new trend when it comes to home essentials. Rather than opting for the metal cookware you can go desi with the wide range of traditional cookware. “We have terracotta garden pots in astounding, incredible shapes, in patterns of animals and birds, combining beauty, aesthetics, functionality and value- where in people can love an animal, gift a plant now and always,” Harpreet Ahluwalia, Earthly creations.

Electric wheels

Rather than opting for odd-even plan, why not chose the green plan. Electric wheels are what we are looking at. “We looked at transportation from an energy lens. We asked ourselves if there were segments within urban transportation where we could implement a truly sustainable mobility solution not powered by hydrocarbons; this would be cheaper and cleaner,” says Sanjay Krishnan, CEO and co-founder of Lithium urban technologies

Recyclable doors and windows

Solar control glass for windows, canopies and skylights help control the temperature of your room by minimising the daylight that enters. “Window magic uPVC is a material that does not rot and is resistant to corrosion and hence secures your family from harmful effects of these unavoidable elements. Wood can swell and rot and similarly, aluminum and steel can corrode and have galvanic reaction to the fasteners,” says Manish Bansal, MD, Window Magic India.

Dissolvable bags

Why collect plastic bags at home when you can dissolve them? Envi Green bags has come up with natural dissolvable bags. When placed in a glass of water it dissolves in 15 seconds. Made from 12 ingredients including corn, potato, natural starch, banana and vegetable oil, it takes 180 days to decompose.

Greener roads

Introducing new eco-friendly products are the need of the hour in India. Global Road Technology provides the solution to a worldwide need for better and safer roads.

“To make our contribution to the planet, we focus on two unique areas, dust control, which is one of the major issues in India and road recycling. This is a small step taken by us towards the elimination of environmental hazards,” says Ben James, CEO, GRT.

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