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This Hyderabad activist will give you a sapling for every bag of plastic you leave at his doorstep. Here's why

Well-known citizen activist from Hyderabad Satish Kumar Pendyala is going to launch this initiative, with GHMC as partners, which will help curb both deforestation and the plastic problem

Published on 28th December 2019
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This Kozhikode beach cemetry has tombstones made of plastic dedicated to endangered marine species

The installations in this marine cemetery are made out of single-use plastic bottles picked up from water bodies 

Published on 4th December 2019
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How these Earthlings are trying to bring Hyderabad's green cover back

Sriram hails from a family of farmers in Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh. He moved to Hyderabad in 2008 and has seen the city lose its green cover every day

Published on 1st October 2019
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Gandhi Jayanti: Why Paro Anand's Being Gandhi is the bit of inspiration every young Indian needs

Famous children's author Paro Anand launched her new book Being Gandhi at the third edition of Neev Literature Festival 2019 and the response has been stupendous till now

Published on 1st October 2019
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This Kerala designer kickstarted a campaign to help young followers of Greta Thunberg live a greener life

Titled For A Greta Cause, the guidelines range from using cloth bags and ink pens. Most options are economical too

Published on 26th September 2019
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IIT students should find ways to arrange green fodder for animals and cheaper alternatives to plastic: PM Modi

Kick-starting the 'Start-up Grand Challenge' project, PM Modi said that the IIT students should associate with it and provide solutions to the problem

Published on 11th September 2019
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Indian Railways to recharge phones of passengers using plastic bottle crushers at stations

Railway Board Chairman VK Yadav has said that railways will install 400 bottle crushing machines at stations

Published on 10th September 2019
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Why Abhigna Kedia's resin art will make you fall in love with nature again

Abhigna Kedia is a young resin artist from Bengaluru whose paintings will connect you with the elements of nature — and open your minds to the possibilites of art on a whole other level
 

Published on 5th September 2019
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This trio is using 'trashed' plastic bottles to create greenhouses in Ladakh to grow crops all year

Plastic waste left by tourists, mostly bikers, is a major problem people of the valley are struggling to solve. Now, it can be put to good use for farmers in the region

Published on 23rd August 2019
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This B'luru artist is giving contemporary pottery a new and quirky look, each designed with a valuable message in mind

Artist Sandeep thinks that pottery can be something beyond those traditional pots to store water. We find out more

Published on 27th July 2019
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This college in Sirsi is using plastic bottles to grow plants. Here's what's awesome about it

Why throw plastic bottles away when you can use them to grow plants? We bring you some insights from a college in Sirsi where this idea is trending

Published on 14th July 2019
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Paying school kids Rs 2 per plastic bottle, this Karnataka man is trying to make his village plastic-free

Basavaraj S Bidnal  has taken up an initiative to make his village, Anchatgeri totally plastic-free. This is how he's going about it

Published on 3rd July 2019
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Say goodbye to regular bricks. These eco-friendly plastic blocks might help save us from apocalypse

The professor Dr DV Sreekanth is often seeing brainstorming at St Martin's Engineering College campus with several students till 5.30 pm in the evening 

Published on 3rd July 2019
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This Udaipur based start-up turns recycled waste into building blocks called Wricks

This Udaipur based start-up has come with a prototype that will tackle the current environmental hazards caused by brick manufacturers

Published on 18th June 2019
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This Mumbai duo is trying to promote an eco-friendly lifestyle with their start-up TreeWear

TreeWear provides you with an array of naturally-manufactured products like hand sanitisers, deodorants, t-shirts and more. We speak to the founders to find out how it is done

Published on 1st June 2019

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