5 ways to celebrate eco-friendly Green Diwali by LeafyTales

Posted by News on October 14th, 2019

11 Oct 2019, Diwali, the most awaited festival of lights is just around the corner. The 5-day festival this year starts from 23rd of October with the final festivities of Diwali on Sunday, 27th October. The festival coincides with the Hindu New Year and celebrates the triumph over evil, victory of the good over bad. While Diwali celebrates Lord Rama triumph over Ravana in today’s scenario Diwali has assumed a new significance – that of our personal triumph over the modern-day evils of pollution, chemicals, artificial products and achieving a pure inner self by becoming eco-friendly. So how do you become more eco-friendly this Diwali? Here are 5 ways to lighten up your Diwali this year.

1. Eco-Friendly Diyas – Diyas are one of the most important elements of Diwali. Conventional terracotta Diya is non-biodegradable and causes much harm to the environment. One eco-friendly option is to buy Diya made out of Cow Manure, Beeswax (paraffin free), Rose Petals, Rose Oil and topped up with Panchamrit (the holy nectar).

Where to Buy Online: Amazon https://www.amazon.in/LeafyTales-Ecofriendly-Diya-panchamrit-Beeswax/dp/B07XTHSCBH/ref=sr_1_fkmr0_1?keywords=leafy+tales+ecofriendly+diya&qid=1570585829&sr=8-1-fkmr0
and Milkbasket.Where to Buy in Stores: Big Bazaar Stores, MORE Stores, SPAR Stores

2.Gift a Plant – Any festival is incomplete without gifts. And what could be a better option than to go for plants, nature’s best air purifiers that bring in colors and natural beauty? Whether it is a money plant, a lucky crassula jade, or an exotic bonsai, just go for it and start the greens revolution.

3.Go organic - Gift baskets and potpourris and diffusers with natural oils – This Diwali, just junk the conventional gifting items and join the organic bandwagon. Choose from a variety of economically priced gift baskets complete with natural potpourris, aroma diffusers to sweeten your home and natural oils to please your senses. Where to Buy in Stores: Big Bazaar Stores, MORE Stores

4.Natural Personal Care Products – This Diwali, switch to a chemical-free lifestyle and choose to live healthily. Amla, Reetha, Shikakai, Hibiscus, Rose, Neem, Tulsi are actually some of the best hair and skin cleansers and are 100% organic. Pick up one of these personal care products today online on Amazon.

5.Eco-friendly rangolis

Diwali is incomplete without a Rangoli. Rangolis was traditionally a way to feed the birds and little animals during the festive days. this Diwali, use colorful food grains and natural colors for your Rangoli. Not only are they easy to procure but they are also are a more eco-friendly and satisfying way to celebrate Diwali. Armed with the Big 5 festivities, we hope this Diwali will be 100% Natural, Pure and Divine for you and your family. Let’s continue to grow and go green together and make our surroundings cleaner and greener!

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