03 Jan 2017, New Indian Express: ECOLOGIC- Pavitra Sriprakash, the Chief Designer and Director of Shilpa Architects writes about making eco resolutions in 2017.
We could begin by saying no to plastic bags in stores. We succumb most times when asked — “Do you need a bag?” Shopping with reusable bags everywhere is a simple way to reduce ocean and land pollution. That will reduce use of oil-based PVC and polyethylene bags, which would thankfully keep crude in the ground and greenhouse gases off the sky. Switching to reusable bags will directly contribute to reducing sea turtles from accidentally ingesting plastic litter in oceans, and that would keep them off the endangered species list.