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The First Indian Newspaper that grows into a Plant!

  It is common for us read a newspaper once and never pick it up again.  Did you know that wastage of newspaper is one of the leading causes of paper pollution? Even after recycling the paper, it is estimated that the recovery rate of paper in India is only 26 percent.  We, at 21Fools tried to make an effort to bridge this gap by making India's very first newspaper that is printed on plantable seed paper. This newspaper will not pile up in your house but will turn itself into a beautiful green plant.  Our inspiration of making this sustainable newspaper was was born when Mr Anand Mahindra, Chairman of Mahindra Group tweeted about a Japanese newspaper that grew into...

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Celebrating Rakshabandhan with Plantable Paper Rakhis

Raksha Bandhan is the celebration of an inseperable bond shared by a brother and a sister. But, we thought to ourselves, why should sustainability be limited to festivals like Diwali and Ganesh Chaturthi. Rakshabandhan, a festival that celebrates such a pure bond must be celebrated in an eco-friendly way as well. And that’s how we combined elements of the environment to make a sustainable rakhi.

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Top 5 Green Apps to up your Eco-friendly Game

  Being Eco-friendly is not just limited to planting trees or managing waste. You can now adopt a green lifestyle at an individual scale with the help of these apps. Below are our top 5 green apps across a range of applications, that could help you stay sustainable, expand your eco-knowledge as well as save money!  Joulebug With an attractive green interface, Joulebug tops our list. This app makes the entire saving-the-planet concept into a fun and entertaining game. With every sustainable effort that you make, just update the app and you can earn Pins, Trophies, Badges and other fun goodies. This serves as a great motivation to become greener and earn more goodies. It also allows you to compete...

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