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How Urban Rebox IT uses QR codes and other tech to help with waste management is wow

Currently, the start-up is working with GHMC. They are also in talks with Khammam district and Dundigal to work with them and help them manage their waste as well. Isn't that really cool? 

Published on 13th September 2020
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This IIM-K alum's subscription-based waste management service can dispose of COVID's PPE waste safely

Noval India offers complete support in waste management on a subscription basis that will take care of collection, segregation, recycling and more

Published on 27th July 2020
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Why throw a spoon when you can eat it? This Gujarat engineer's start-up Trishula makes zero-waste, tasty, edible cutlery 

Kruvil Patil tells us how his start-up Trishula makes edible cutlery in five different flavours and how it is a step forward in the right direction

Published on 27th July 2020
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Bottle it up: Check out this 24-year-old's works of art that she's made with waste bottles found along Ashtamudi lake 

Aparna S has built a community of people who work towards collecting waste products and create art out of them to promote sustainable art in their locality

Published on 8th July 2020
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This start-up is upcycling low-value plastic into high-end chic, to help tribal women earn their way

Aarohana EcoSocial Developments' only mantra is upcycling plastics to save this Earth. Rashmi Patil speaks to the founder, Amita Deshpande to know what they do with that upcycled plastic

Published on 8th July 2020
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The James Dyson Award 2020 is open for entries and they are looking for inventors solving big problems

In addition to the International winner, in 2020 the JDA will crown a second winner, focused on Sustainability for the first time

Published on 23rd March 2020
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NGT asks IIT-M to deal human-animal conflict on campus through innovative means 

The National Green Tribunal chose to put the onus on IIT-M to mitigate the death of black bucks and deer with innovative means. Official records show 291 deaths in last decade

Published on 27th February 2020
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These ninth graders have an eco way to deal with water crises. Here's how

Are you fed up of seeing plastic waste all around you? We speak to Prajwal Erappa, who, along with his friends, has found the best use of all that plastic — to purify water!

Published on 8th February 2020
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This Karnataka fifth grader took 1,000 used plastic bottles and used them as planters for saplings 

Shabnam C S from Mandya speaks about her initiative to reuse plastic water bottles for a good cause — to plant saplings. She has already reused 1,000 of them and collecting 10,000 more bottles 

Published on 5th February 2020
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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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Hate littering? Here's why you should join the Walk For Plastic in Chennai

The Walk For Plastic initiative has already recycled at least three tons of plastic waste in just 145 days with at least 800 volunteers on board

Published on 2nd November 2019
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Shiv Nadar University researchers discover plastic-eating bacteria to tackle global pollution

The research by Dr Priyadarshini and her team has been published in the prestigious scientific journal, RSC (Royal Society of Chemistry) Advances

Published on 10th October 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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This 9-year-old boy is campaigning about the ills of plastic use in schools across Srikakulam and Abu Dhabi

Inspired by a video clip screened in the school, Harshith took up the no-plastic campaign to sensitise children and people about its ill-effects

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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