Anshika Yadav upcycles fabric scraps
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Designer Turns Fabric Waste into Clothes, Upcyles 500 Kg Trash

An estimated 92 million tonnes of textile waste is created every year, which is equal to one truck full of clothes ending up in landfills…

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This Garden is Made All Out of Waste

In Rajasthan, the hottest state of India, it is challenging to take up gardening as a hobby and maintain a fully-fledged garden. But Barmer-resident Anand…

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Aakriti Kumar founder of sustainable furniture venture differniture
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Designer Makes Water, Fire Resistant ‘Differniture’ From Waste Wood

It’s no secret that wood contributes majorly to climate change in the form of mass deforestation. When you add to this the fact that landfills…

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27-YO From France is Bali’s ‘River Man’, Cleans 2 Tonnes Plastic Waste Daily

Gary Bencheghib, among the four Ramon Magsaysay awardees of 2022, proves that no age is too young to start working on what you truly care…

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recycled and ecofriendly furniture made from recycled plastic waste
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Friends Turn 5000 kg Plastic Waste into Furniture That Can be Recycled Again

In 2017, four friends from Amravati, Maharashtra, pitched in Rs 5 lakh each to build a venture that aimed to minimise the amount of plastic…

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Researcher Turns Waste Weed Into Reusable Straws To Last A Yr

One day in July 2021, Dr Devasena, a PhD at the Institute of Technology and Applied Research in Coimbatore, was speaking to her friends abroad…

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Couple Recycles 10000 Tonnes of Waste Per Month, Helps 800 Farmers

The news of multiple farmer suicides in Mandya, Karnataka, in 2015 shook Divya Shetty. Hailing from a family of farmers, it touched a raw nerve…

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Woman Earns Rs 1 Cr By Turning 12000 Kgs of Plastic Waste Into Bags

Kanika Ahuja, founder of Lifaffa, recalls visiting a landfill as a young child. “I wanted to climb what I assumed was a small hillock. I…

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Innovator Turns Waste to Wealth

For anyone who’d walk into eight-year-old Midushi Kochhar’s bedroom in Delhi, a strange but beautiful sight would greet them — seashells strung together, pebbles in…

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Amazing art work by Umapathy and his students
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Puducherry Teacher Turns Husk, Roots & Waste into Art, Inspires Students

Legendary painter Salvador Dali once said, “A true artist is not one who is inspired, but one who inspires others.” Seliamedu — a remote village…

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