Upcycled Gift bags. Anyone?

Although the global awareness on environmental issues has increased tremendously, only a minute percentage of people have consciously changed their consumption patterns. Not that they don’t want to, but probably these products don’t add up to their coolness factor or their standards per se. Nevertheless, we just don’t give up. We at The White Light, continue to find solutions to cater to the ‘likes’ of people, with bombastic designs, convince them to make the ultimate switch

Our Upcycled Pen Stands

What do we do with used toilet paper rolls and all the discarded cloth that we keep collecting? Well, we get creative. We design, innovate and use every bit of material we have, doesn’t matter the combinations. Particularly when the goal is to reduce the waste dumped to the landfills, ideas do emerge. A simple, yet very useful and durable product that we tried and tested and yes, also sold in large quantities are these awesome pen stands, made from discarded fabric and used t

The Upcycled Art Series…

There are numerous artists whose work of art is inspirational and people spend hours in art galleries to analyze and admire their paintings and sculptures. We do the same thing, just that we particularly appreciate artists like Haroshi, from Japan, who create artwork from discarded materials. Haroshi’s passion to upcycle discarded skateboards into intricate work of art emerged from his infatuation for skateboards in his early teens. The work of art speaks for itself, the comp

The pen is mightier than the sword.

With electronic gadgets accessible at the palm of your hand, you don’t feel the need to use a pen that often as you did a decade ago. Earlier we used to buy pens in bulk to avoid frequent trips to the stationary store. But now, we buy a pen only when needed and it takes probably months before we buy a new one. This often leads to opting for an expensive pen, a designer branded pen probably, which is used more as an accessory in the shirt pocket, or complimenting a designer ba

The Upcycled Wrapping Paper Story continued…

Made with passion to enhance the dignity of life for the downtrodden, giving hope to those with no hope. Being that ray of life through The White Light. #art #Environment #Handmade #create #creativity #gifting #employment #ecofriendly #lifestyle

The Story of our Upcycled Wrapping papers

It’s our endeavor to come up with innovative ways to contribute to the environment and reduce the carbon footprint as much as we possibly can at our level. Not only that, our focus is also on employment generation for the urban poor women. Starting with a small group, we have been able to enhance the livelihood of 6 such women directly, who are the sole bread earners of their families and indirectly many more. Our goal is definitely much larger though, as the saying goes ‘eve

Humor in life.

View details of the box at  the Love and Sunshine Box #art #Environment #Handmade #creativity #humor #gifting #facebook #paper #celebrate #ecofriendly #GiftBox #Recycled #lifestyle

True love is all around

View details of the box at The Love Tree. #art #Environment #Handmade #trees #creativity #celebrate #ecofriendly #Recycled #earth

The Love Series…

Red is after all the color of love and all the other good things :). We like to call it the Love and Sunshine Box! 🙂 #Environment #Handmade #creativity #Valentines #gifting #celebrate #ecofriendly #GiftBox #Recycled

The love season

As Valentines Day approaches, love seems to be in the air (as if other problems didn’t exist ‘in the air’). We nevertheless took it in our stride and went We filled a box full of love, hand-painted with passion. The box is made from recycled cardboard and is handmade to perfection. Talk about making things with love and increasing handprints rather than carbon foot prints. Love, love, love all the way. Love right back to Mother Earth :). And before we forget, you can buy this

Why The White Light uses recycled handmade paper.

The White Light contributes to the environment in its unique way. Apart from being known to upcycle different discarded materials and giving them new life, we particularly also use recycled handmade paper for our range of products. Here are the reasons why: Because one ton of Recycled Handmade Paper saves 3 tons of wood and 100 cubic meters of water. The water and wood saved for one ton of paper converts into: • 6 trees for life giving oxygen, soil and water • 3 years of coo

A very very cool idea straight from Israel.

Spotted in Israel; Solar powered trees that can charge devices and provide free wifi to surrounding communities. The structure, which looks like a pixelated tree in an 8-bit video game, uses the energy captured by the solar panels to provide USB charging outlets for smartphones and tablets, free Wi-Fi, a water trough for pets, a drinking-water fountain for humans, nighttime lighting and informational LCD screens. We truly loved this!! Don’t you too? #Alternateenergy #Environm

Eat, drink and be scary

It’s Halloween! Time to scare and get scared. I’m sure this huge skull made from recycled metal was designed with exactly this intention. Happy Halloween friends! Have the spookyest time of your life 🙂 #arthalloween #Environment #Recycle

Eco-friendly Gift Box ~ My Story

I’m a completely upcycled and handmade box. I am designed by The White Light from handmade paper. I have a vibrant panther print which makes me look gorgeous. I can be used for various purposes like storing those sweet little things like trinkets, earrings and you can even use me as a gift box if you want to gift those brownies or candles to someone! 🙂 How did you find me? Do you like me? I would love to know 🙂 Oh! Forgot to tell you, that you can buy me from The White Ligh