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Time and time again we are left with the conundrum, when do we or rather when should we replace that toothbrush of ours. More often than not we tend to forget it altogether. Toothbrush bristles go through a fair share of wear down. They get filled up with bacteria, and generally become less effective over time – so when we forget to replace them, they’re absolutely not doing their job right. No wonder, even dentists across the globe recommend a shiny new toothbrush every 3 months for better oral hygiene. Replacing your toothbrush every quarter might be what your pearly whites need,

Alright! So, the article's titled low-waste lifestyle and not zero-waste, well because, I am not living a zero waste lifestyle- yet. Because, guess what? It doesn't happen overnight or even days for that matter. It's a process, and a demanding one at that. The closest I've been able to achieve the feat is by trying to live a low-waste life. Well yes, that is a thing. I know, like me, you must as well have stumbled upon Zero-waste pioneers who've been on this journey for quite some time and they produce unbelievably less trash or even no trash at all. Incredible,

Since the beginning of the pandemic, fossil fuel and plastic industry groups have been vocally advocating the use of single-use plastics, packaging and bags citing that reusable bags and food containers can potentially spread the Corona Virus. Encouraging customers to preferably choose, allegedly safer single-use plastics like disposable cutlery, bags etc. is nothing but a hoax in making. As the COVID-19 virus spreads across the country, single-use plastics will only become more vital. We live longer, healthier, and better because of single-use plastics. – Mr. Tony Radoszewski, President and CEO, Plastic Industry Association Single-use plastic is seen as a first line of defense

We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. These mere words of Dr. King weren’t just an accumulation of thoughts for his fellow Clergymen from Birmingham Jail; they rather tell a story untold, that encompasses the entirety of our interdependence on each other as fragments of this planet. Planet’s well-being and our health are so intertwined in one another that they are inseparable to certain extent. Be it a link, through a pandemic such as COVID-19, as a result of the human

Our planet isn’t a mere coalition of seas and continents, it’s an amalgamation of existential efforts of each and every species of flora and fauna that has graced this very planet; these efforts are what makes up Earth, what it is. Climate change is the single biggest catastrophe to have impacted our planet in more than 4.5 billion years of its lifetime. Today, it isn’t just impacting human race’s survival but it is has also devastated ecological balance of the planet beyond the cusps of anyone’s imagination. One shouldn’t hesitate to call it the fifth horseman of the apocalypse. If climate change