How can cloud computing contribute to cleantech?

Category: Advanced, Lifestyle, Materials, Profession

Author : Admin September 18, 2016


Cloud computing, in which a number of data as well as processing are done in the “cloud” rather than at the client, is usually thought of as being in the realm of computer technology. The ...Read more

How did we live before plastics were invented?

Category: Biopolymers, Lifestyle, Lifestyle, Materials, Moderate, Solid Waste

Author : Admin September 15, 2016


It was not long back that a person asked me at a conference: How did we live before plastics? Or perhaps the person meant “How could we have lived before plastics?”. Either way, I liked th...Read more

How can Internet of Things contribute to cleantech?

Category: Advanced, Efficiency, Lifestyle, Lifestyle, Profession

Author : Admin September 15, 2016


We are a jerk generation. Oh yeah? Yeah! Don’t agree? Then just how do you explain the following? We forget to switch things off. We run things at a maximum or a minimum, rarely at an optimum W...Read more

What eco-friendly products can I start using without altering my lifestyle?

Category: Basic, Green Buildings, LED, Lifestyle, Lifestyle

Author : Admin September 3, 2016


Who doesn’t wish to be environment friendly? Well, there indeed might be a few jerks who don’t, but you get the drift. In spite of intentions, few of us actually end up being eco-friendly...Read more

How difficult is it to do composting at home?

Category: Basic, Lifestyle, Lifestyle, Management, Organic Farming, Solid Waste

Author : Admin September 3, 2016


Many folks who care about the environment love to do composting. Gardeners love it too. They all just like the satisfaction of doing growing their own fertilizer and the feeling that they are sparing...Read more

Do bioplastics really work as a substitute for conventional plastics?

Category: Advanced, Biopolymers, Lifestyle, Materials

Author : Admin August 29, 2016


What are Bioplastics? Bioplastics, which refer to plastics manufactured from plant sources, present a feasible alternative to petroleum-based, conventional plastics. Status of Bioplastics The biopl...Read more

What are the most practical avenues to decrease plastic pollution?

Category: Basic, Biopolymers, Lifestyle, Management

Author : Admin August 28, 2016


Plastic is everywhere. A good number of disposable plastic items pollute our land and water, and we all wish to something about this. But what? While you will hear numerous ideas of how to decrease p...Read more

Does using smartphones drain us of our energy resources?

Category: Basic, Efficiency, Lifestyle, Lifestyle

Author : Admin August 28, 2016


With over a billion people using smartphones worldwide, one gets concerned if smartphones are draining the world of precious energy resources. Let’s do some math to check out if you should inde...Read more

How can design students and professionals contribute to cleantech?

Category: Lifestyle, Moderate, Profession

Author : Admin August 25, 2016


What has design profession got to do with cleantech? A lot, in my opinion. Other than engineers, design professionals perhaps represent the top most segment when it comes to making a difference to cle...Read more

How do we get the world back to good? – We could change the way we live…

Category: Basic, Lifestyle

Author : Admin May 13, 2016


So, the world is full of environmental problems – Climate change, pollution, resource scarcity and our own poor lifestyle habits. Most of us feel guilty about not doing something about it. And...Read more