Guide to Celebrate a Green and Eco-Friendly Diwali!

A list of ideas for you to celebrate Green Diwali!

Diwali is a time for festivities, Pooja, good food, desserts, pretty decor, family gatherings, and every family has its traditions to follow. But amongst all the fun and celebrations, let’s not forget how we affect the environment, animals, and humans in our festivals. It’s time to make some conscious choices and celebrate Green Diwali.

Green Diwali is the need of the hour, and here are some ideas you could incorporate to celebrate Diwali conciously.

1. Diyas

Diyas have always been harmless to the environment and are a symbol of Diwali festivities, positivity, faith, and parity. As our age-old traditions, buy Diyas from the local markets, small Terracotta roadside shops.
And if you are looking to buy some fancy Diyas, many homegrown brands are selling them too.

Terracotta Diyas

Brass Diyas

Ceramic Diyas

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2. Natural Rangoli

Flower rangolis are the best. They look super pretty, easy to make, easy to clean, affordable, and even biodegradable. So grab a bunch of flowers and malas from your local flower shops or markets. You can pick a terracotta or a brass Urli and decorate it with loose flower petals and diyas. If you are looking for something classy, buy both artificial and natural flower arrangements.

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3. Say No to Crackers

It is not news that burning crackers affects the environment, animals, and humans badly. Even alternatives like green crackers and sky lanterns are not really environment friendly or an ideal way out to reduce the harmful effects of lighting up crackers.
This Beej Patakha is a ladi shaped seed plant that you can grow at your home. Don’t burn them, sow them to celebrate Green Diwali.

4. Eco-Friendly Candles

Usually, it is a myth that all candles are non-toxic. But that isn’t the case. Most of the candles are made of paraffin wax that releases toxic smoke. Even candles with artificial scents aren’t healthy to inhale.
Opt for candles made of Soy wax, Beeswax, or any natural ingredients.

5. Diwali Gifting

Gifting on Diwali is quite a common ritual, but rather than gifting crackers or other harmful presents, check out eco-friendly gifting options to celebrate Green Diwali.

6. Lighting

Look to light up your homes with Kandeels, string lights, or even oil lamps.

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Do you have any other ideas to celebrate Green Diwali? Let us know in the comments!

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