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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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, Ghaziabad duo Sakshi and Sarfaraz create sculptures and utility products out of plastic waste
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Friends Innovate Device to Recycle Plastic; Design Benches for Anganwadis

Sarfaraz Ali and Sakshi Jha met while organising an event for the Institute of Management Studies, Ghaziabad, where the latter studied. Over time, the duo…

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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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Startup Tackles India’s Plastic Pollution One Wrapper at a Time; Earns Rs 70 Lakh

Pune-based social enterprise reCharkha is upcycling plastic waste into bags, table mats, home decor items and other products, while also reviving artistic skills. To date,…

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‘Found my Kids Playing With Plastic Trash at a Beach So I Cleaned Up 650 Tonnes of It’

“The weirdest thing I’ve found at a beach while cleaning up has been a human skull,” says Lisbon Ferrao, a marketing professional whose passion, and…

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Grow capsicums in upcycled plastic bottles
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How to Grow Capsicum in Plastic Bottles Upcyled Into Hanging Planters

From a colourful salad ingredient to pizza topping, the crisp, crunchy capsicum is a delightful, refreshing food. Available in several colours and varieties, it lights…

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PotHoleRaja builds road with recycled plastic
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PotHoleRaja Builds 25% Cheaper Road From 3000 Kg of Plastic

Earlier last month, PotHoleRaja®, a social enterprise on a mission to fix roads in India, was contracted to construct a road using its patented ‘eco-friendly’…

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Kunti Oza, Hansu Pardiwala, and Chitra Hiremath of the Milk Bag Project
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How 3 Friends Stopped 7.5 Lakh Plastic Milk Packets From Entering Landfills

A viral social media post inspired three women — Kunti Oza, Hansu Pardiwala, and Chitra Hiremath — to save 7.5 lakh plastic milk packets from…

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Family’s Alternative to Plastic Packaging is 100% Recyclable & Earns Rs 45 L/Yr

Sometimes, the best ideas come to us in the strangest of circumstances. Take Mahesh Agarwal for instance. The 62-year-old had been working in Delhi for…

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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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