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Eco friendly Business Ideas- Part 2. Greener Earth.

Eco friendly Business Ideas- Part 2.  Stepping towards Greener Earth. Here is a series of posts with new and Eco friendly business ideas which also reduces our plastic footprint. You probably now know how much plastic is affecting our environment. It is time to start doing some effort from our level. Other than changing our habits and lifestyle, we also have to look for ways by which we can control the use of plastic in a bigger scale.

This series of posts contain some ideas that you can use as a startup.  If presently you have a business setup dealing with plastics and you feel guilty of that or are worrying about the future of your business, this series of Eco friendly Business Ideas will be of much use to you. These ideas can be used as startup at every city or town. 

So let us take a look at some of the efforts that people are doing at different corners. They are doing this to reduce the use of plastic as well as to spread the awareness. And as people are preferening eco friendly options, these business will have an edge over the conventional setups. 

Eco friendly Business Ideas- Part 2. Greener Earth.

Many of these ideas are new and do-able. Just think of the pacific garbage patch whenever you feel tempted to buy water, get a to-go cup or buy liquid laundry detergent. 

Note: These changes are the need of the market too. Here we go:

Eco friendly Business Ideas- Part 1

Today’s Eco Friendly Business Idea: 

Clay pottery

Eco friendly Business Ideas- Part 2.  Stepping towards Greener Earth. Here is a series of posts with new and Eco friendly business ideas which also reduces our plastic footprint.

Pottery is the process of forming vessels and other objects with clay and other ceramic materials, which are fired at high temperatures to give them a hard, durable form. Major types include earthenware, stoneware and porcelain. The places where such wares are made by a potter is also called a pottery . Clay-based pottery can be divided into three main groups: earthenware, stoneware and porcelain. These require increasingly more specific clay material, and increasingly higher firing temperatures. All three are made in glazed and unglazed varieties, for different purposes. All may also be decorated by various techniques. In many examples the group a piece belongs to is immediately visually apparent, but this is not always the case.

Eco friendly Business Ideas- Part 2. Greener Earth.

Benefits of cooking in clay pots: You can have a look at this post by Smita Diwan to have an idea about the benefits of cooking in clay pots.

Ancient Cookware How to Cure an Indian Clay Pot: Have a look at this video, if you are new at using clay pots in your kitchen. This is also helpful if you are planning to switch to claypots.

An effort towards switching to clayware from state government: Governments are also encouraging the use of clay cookware. Look at this video to see an effort by Chhattisgarh Government. 

With the changing times, clay utensils are back. There is an increase in demand in all sectors of the market. People have already started working on this sector. Small groups, entrepreneurs have started looking forward to this as a promising career.   

Do this again, take it as a business idea. Produce it locally, make it a supply chain, become a distributor, a retail outlet or explore the online market that is all up to you. Just do it because it is future. This will surely boost rural employment. 

To give you more idea on how promising this could be, here is a list of some good setups:

Native Roots India: They have some nice quality clay utensils in their shop with reasonable prices. 

Cook on Clay : With increasing demand of clay cookware, cookonclay is doing great work and is covering a variety of products suitable for oven, stove or grills. They also have wholesale outlet for people who are interested in putting these utensils in retail outlets or interested in opening a retail outlet with only their stuff. 

Maatisung: Maatisung is a good site with a huge collection of clay ware. You can order from them for your personal use or contact them for a bulk order for new retail setup. 

Ancient Cookware : For a good customer service, it is a U. S. A. based setup.

Mitticool: They have built strong relationships through trust and innovation. Mitti Cool is famous now, but in the starting, they  suffered lots of rejections and failures.They are keenly interested in giving chance to others who really want to do something in their life. They are looking for partners in India as well as the world. 

Natureloc : They are online shop for natural solutions. You will get a lot of things that connect you back to nature. 

All the best for a startup. Looking forward to seeing you in future. If this article was of any help to you, please respond in the comment box. 

Let’s be kind to Earth and the people living on it. 

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