Dussehra is the time to celebrate, the time to worship divine idols and enjoy the festivities. Cities are decorated with lights, huge pandals are set at various locations that have magnificent idols of gods and goddesses. All this looks amazing during festive season but when it’s over, the same locations are seen overflowing with waste and garbage of the celebration. As a ritual, idols are immersed into the river which pollutes it.
So, while enjoying such celebrations we should not forget our environment. Here are a few tips to guide you through an eco-friendly Dussehra:
Use Recyclable Products- During pooja, prasad and other eatables are distributed to the people at large. Temples also hold large scale feasting for the poor. All these require numerous plates and glasses. We should try to use the products that are degradable; such stuff are easily available in the market. Serving on large leaves is also a good idea. [Read more…]