Do you know that one guy in your friend circle who doesn’t stop talking about environment protection? He keeps telling everyone about his eco-friendly way of living and how he’s saving the world. Well, you may find him annoying (at times), but know what? He’s the ALPHA.
We’re not going to tell you what recycling is and why you should recycle stuff, that’s old news. And you already know the breaking news –– the earth needs to be saved. But, we got the best news for you... you can be the super-saviour of the planet.
And you already know how to do it! The same old, super-handy jugaad. Recycling, repurposing, reusing was always ingrained in our upbringing – be it using old toothbrushes to scrub corners, or upcycling towels into dust cloths.
These super-simple, supposedly-insignificant jugaads are already making you sustainable. But, here’s what more you can do! We’ll tell you 7 simplest and easiest ways to recycle – helping you save the world and be the HERO.
Plastics are non-biodegradable, non-renewable, yada-yada!!! It’s probably the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the word “Recycle”. But we all know that some plastics are really stubborn and cannot be easily recycled – including those used in bottles, food containers, straws, plastic cutlery, etc. You can repurpose them like a pro.
Did you know that the energy saved by recycling just ONE glass bottle is enough to light a bulb for 4 hours?!?!! Surprising, right? So, it’s time to use those soda and wine bottles lying around the house in cooler ways.
Let us bore you with some stats: according to the Environmental Protection Agency, if you recycle ONE tonne of paper, about 7,000 gallons of water and 17 trees will thank you for saving them. How cool is that!!! 😎 You can save so many trees by using less paper.
So, usually, we either dump unused medicines into the bin or flush them down the drain. Both are possibly the worst ways you can deal with unused drugs. Imagine the chemical waste that lands up in the water bodies untreated! Or some bird might swallow a medicine thinking it’s food! 😖 … But, here’s what you can do instead:
We all know the commonly recyclable things like paper, bottles, and plastic bags. But there are things in our houses that we never think of recycling. Things like clothes, shoes, books, wood items are straight-away disposed after their purpose is served. But, you know we can do better!
Got too lost recycling non-biodegradable things? Don’t forget the tons of vegetable and fruit peels, leaves, and rancid items you dump in the bin regularly.
This takes a little effort but you would not find this unique furniture piece in any decor shop. Trust us! Clean that old tyre, let it dry. And then, all you need is a thick rope and glue gun. Apply the glue and start sticking the rope around the tyre. Cover the entire thing. Stick a wooden board on top for support, and then make or place a cushion on it. And there you go! A chic, uber home decor piece :)
What do you think stops us from recycling despite its evident benefits? We’re lazy pandas who don’t like to move much or we don’t have time to do all this! We know that, but, hey, think about the amazing advantages to the environment, and also all the money you’d save! And you’d be saving the earth too.
So, get those waste out, unleash your creativity and let every piece find a new life :)
P.S. - Don’t postpone it now. We know you got time to do this. Thanks, lockdown! Go, get going NOW! Happy Recycling ♻️
The good ol’ School days. You know what made them extra special? Our best friend.
Remember how we used to make elaborate plans with our best friend for the day ahead — whether s/he was coming to school, for picnics, group presentations, home study sessions (that eventually turned out to be a party). And… hiding the homework from the teacher if one of us hadn’t done the work, and standing outside the class with our hands up for punishment… You both were inseparable.
How much time does it take for my order to ship?
We take 1-2 days to process the order and then the products are shipped via courier partners. It takes anywhere between 2-5 days a product to reach.
Please note that the shipping costs are included in the product price.
What if I am not happy with the order because of the quality and taste?
GO DESi follows a transparent, no questions asked returns policy for all full-price products bought from the online store. You can return unused products you have ordered within 15 business days of the date of receipt. Return shipment fees will have to be borne by the customer.
How can I track my order?
Once the order is processed from our end and dispatched from our warehouse, courier partner will email you the details carrying your tracking number and the link to track your order.
What time of day will my order be delivered?
Our courier partners make sure they give you a call before delivering the product. Please make sure you are available to receive the calls as usually after three failed attempts at delivery followed by an email reminder from our team, the product shall be returned to our warehouse.
How are GO DESi products prepared?
We source/manufacture all our products from Micro Units based in Rural India. We work with Farmer cooperatives and Self Help Groups to bring classic Indian recipes and snacks for our consumers. All of the GO DESi products are “As is” i.e. made in the traditional manner by locals with tremendous knowledge about indigenous ingredients, flavors and ingredients giving GO DESi an unparalleled authenticity.
How does GO DESi ensure quality parameters at the Micro Units?
GO DESi not only undertakes the effort to find the lost recipes in the farmlands and rural kitchens but also standardizes these units and their products, paving a way for them to reach the urban markets.
We identify the Micro unit(s) and inspected them for quality & hygiene standards. Once on-boarded, these micro units are standardized as per GO DESi standards to make sure they meet all the statutory requirements and quality parameters. A quality controller at unit monitors the workers and the manufacturing process on a daily basis and ensures that only the best of products go out in the market.
Are GO DESi’s products suitable for kids?
Kids love our products.
All GO DESi products are made with 100% natural ingredients. None of our products contain any artificial preservatives, colors or flavors, making our products a perfect snack for all age groups alike.
How are GO DESi products different from other snacks available in the market?
We at GO DESi, live by the principle of Eat good, Do Good.
All GO DESi products are made from natural ingredients, are minimally processed, are preservative free, and have no added flavors or colors. Since our products are manufactured as close to the farm as possible, it helps preserve the authentic local flavors & formats tastes of the products.
While we strive to bring the authentic regional recipes from all over India, we ensure that a minimum of 30% of the final price that you pay goes back to the micro enterprise. This not only, increases the share of marginal farmers in the food value chain but also helps in creation of jobs and sustainable economic centers in rural areas.
Are GO DESi products vegetarian?
Yes. All our products are 100% vegetarian and are vegan-friendly as well.
Except for Imli pop & Ginger Kashaya, the other products are shipped in handy packs of Rs. 20 each. These packs are small enough to carry in your handbag or pocket.