ThinkEco

ThinkEco is an online social initiative by Techarge, India, to promote environmental welfare and raise awareness about the natural environment, and making choices that benefit the earth, rather than hurt it.

ThinkEco initiative techarge

INITIATIVE BY PEOPLES , ORGANISATIONS AND SOCIETIES .

  • By planting trees, L. Thangapandian, an electrical contractor with a private company in Perungudi, has become an inspiration for many at work and in his neighbourhood. Read more
  • Bhungroo is an innovative water technology system that protects farmland from water logging during India’s monsoon season, as well as ensuring irrigation to the land during leaner periods. This allows farmers to work and grow on their land all year round, ensuring their families and local residents are able to benefit from the crops. Read more

Protecting Our Planet Starts with You

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Reimagine. Recreate. Restore

Here are some simple ways children can help save trees.

1.Don’t waste paper. 

2.Play with Rubbish! 

3.Borrow, share and donate books.

4.Plant a tree.

5.Visit the forest.

6.Stay on the footpaths/trails.

6 Ways to Help the Environment from Home

1.Recycle. Many products you purchase have an impact on the environment in some way.

2.Compost. If you are able to, compost appropriate foods and products. 

3.Buy sustainable food products.

4.Support Eco-Friendly Companies.

5.Stay informed. 

6.Donate to the right organizations (if you can)

We believe that we need to save our live trees.Trees create an ecosystem to provide habitat and food for birds and other animals. Trees absorb carbon dioxide and potentially harmful gasses, such as sulfur dioxide, carbon monoxide, from the air and release oxygen.

World Environment Day theme 2021

The theme of World Environment Day this year is ‘Reimagine. Recreate. Restore‘ and its focal point is ecosystem restoration. “Ecosystem restoration means preventing, halting and reversing this damage- to go from exploiting nature to healing it”, according to the UN.

Solar energy creates clean, renewable power from the sun and benefits the environment. Alternatives to fossil fuels reduce carbon footprint at home and abroad, reducing greenhouse gases around the globe.

5 Advantages of Solar Power

1.Solar power reduces your monthly bills.

2.Solar panels increase your property value.

3.Solar panels clean up our air.

4.Solar power keeps you connected and in control.

5.Solar panels help keep your home powered during blackouts.

Under the Environment Act, the Central Government is empowered to take measures necessary to protect and improve the quality of environment by setting standards for emissions and discharges of pollution in the atmosphere by any person carrying on an industry or activity; regulating the location of industries.

Even as it combats poverty, India remains committed to protecting the environment. Under its Nationally Determined Contributions, India has ambitiously committed to reducing the emissions intensity per unit of GDP by 33% -35% by 2030 relative to its 2005 levels.

Air pollution, poor management of waste, growing water scarcity, falling groundwater tables, water pollution, preservation and quality of forests, biodiversity loss, and land/soil degradation are some of the major environmental issues India faces today.

The Environment (ProtectionAct, 1986 authorizes the central government to protect and improve environmental quality, control and reduce pollution from all sources, and prohibit or restrict the setting and /or operation of any industrial facility on environmental grounds.

Salient features of the Environment Protection Act, 1986

1.The Act covers all forms of pollution; air, water, soil and noise.

2.It provides the safe standards for the presence of various pollutants in the environment.

3.It prohibits the use of hazardous material unless prior permission is taken from the Central Government.

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