Turn over a green stalk

Sakal Times
Friday, 4 January 2019

The year gone by was significant for many reasons. One over-arching decision by the State Government was to ban plastic, which predictably was met with protests and bouquets. A few concerns that were voiced, demanded an alternative to the very convenient material. 

The year gone by was significant for many reasons. One over-arching decision by the State Government was to ban plastic, which predictably was met with protests and bouquets. A few concerns that were voiced, demanded an alternative to the very convenient material. 

At the 4th edition of Eco Bazaar, a part of the 13th Kirloskar Vasundhara International Film Festival, you will find many sturdy and competent alternatives to the plastic. There are steel straws, smart and trendy cloth bags, bamboo furniture and even a cycle which toplines the use of bamboo shoots, steel containers for composting, locally produced veggies, fruits and seeds, pottery and lot more. These eco-friendly products can help you transform into conscientious citizens of the country, looking at reducing their carbon footprint.

The bazaar is on till January 6 at Pt Jawaharlal Nehru Sanskrutik Kendra, Ghole Road. Visit it between 11 am and 8 pm. 

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