Waste Warriors Of India

Waste Warriors Of India

Upcycling Old Jeans Into Funky Bags, Mantra Of This Mumbai Woman Who Gave A Spin To 2,500 Denims
Waste Warriors Of India

Upcycling Old Jeans Into Funky Bags, Mantra Of This Mumbai Woman Who Gave A Spin To 2,500 Denims

27-year-old Soumya Annapurna Kalluri started a social enterprise Dwij in 2018 that essentially means, ‘a new lease of life’ in order to help reduce waste load from India's landfills ...
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Accessible, Affordable, And Relatable: Chennai Based Duo Provides Sustainable Alternatives To Plastic Products
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Accessible, Affordable, And Relatable: Chennai Based Duo Provides Sustainable Alternatives To Plastic Products

What started with looking for affordable, relatable and accessible sustainable alternative to plastic gave birth to ‘Everwards’, helping you kick-start your zero waste lifestyle ...
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These Women Are Changing How People Dress Up Babies With Their Eco-Friendly Clothing Line
Waste Warriors Of India Women's Day Special

These Women Are Changing How People Dress Up Babies With Their Eco-Friendly Clothing Line

Three women waste warriors came together to start a clothing line that is 100 per cent organic, chemical-free and zero-waste in order to make a swachh difference in the society ...
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These Women Are Changing How People Dress Up Babies With Their Eco-Friendly Clothing Line
Waste Warriors Of India Women's Day Special

From Waste Pickers To Artists, Here’s A Story Of Transformation Of Women From Ghazipur Landfill Area In Delhi

Ghazipur waste pickers get a new lease of life, move away from the landfills as waste pickers and start their journey as artisans, only this time making products made out of waste ...
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Ditch Single-Use Plastic As This Duo From Karnataka Turn Waste Palm Leaves Into Eco-Friendly Tableware
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Ditch Single-Use Plastic As This Duo From Karnataka Turn Waste Palm Leaves Into Eco-Friendly Tableware

What started with a quest to build a brand of beautiful Indian products turned into providing eco-friendly and sustainable alternative to single-use plastic tableware ...
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T. Lalita from Mumbai has cut down her waste generation by 20 per cent
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How A Visit To Mumbai’s Landfill Inspired A 23-Year-Old To Embark On A Zero Waste Journey

From practising in-house composting, ditching plastic items to switching to a menstrual cup, here’s how T. Lalita from Mumbai is changing her lifestyle to manage waste at an individual level ...
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The 23-week session on waste management helps children in Chennai to recycle or reuse waste
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Plastic Bottles To Plant Pots, Newspapers To Carry Bags: School Students In Chennai ‘Thrash The Trash’

Agal foundation in Chennai is helping school students aged between 9 and 11 to reuse, reduce and recycle waste or discarded items through its ‘Thrash the Trash Champs’ programme ...
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Foodies Are Welcome, Food Wastage Is Not. A Food Court In Telangana Fines Those Wasting Food
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Foodies Are Welcome, Food Wastage Is Not. A Food Court In Telangana Fines Those Wasting Food

52-year-old Lingala Kedari, owner of the Kedari Food Court in Telangana’s Warangal fines people for food wastage ...
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Eco-Friendly Art: This Mumbai Based Artist Converts Junk Electronics Into Fascinating Sculptures
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Eco-Friendly Art: This Mumbai Based Artist Converts Junk Electronics Into Fascinating Sculptures

Haribaabu Naatesan, an artist from Mumbai creates art using the electronic waste like old CDs, mobile phones, laptops and parts of microwave and washing machines which might otherwise end up in landfills ...
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34-year-old Lomas Dhungel, a school teacher, has sponsored education of five children
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A Government School Teacher In Sikkim Is Sponsoring Education Of Children By Generating Revenue From Waste

Lomas Dhungel from Makha village in East Sikkim and his students are generating revenue from book covers made from plastic waste and books made from old papers. So far, they have sponsored education of five students ...
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A zero-waste store runs on bridgeable products and plastic-free packaging
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Common Passion For A Sustainable Lifestyle Drives Three Women To Open A Zero Waste Store In Bengaluru

Prachee Mandlekar, Debyani Basu and Shikha Agarwal from Bengaluru opened a zero-waste store or a store where products and packaging is plastic free to spread awareness about plastic pollution ...
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Calendar To Plant: This Duo From Agra Is Reducing Carbon Footprint And Paper Waste By Infusing Seeds In Paper
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Calendar To Plant: This Duo From Agra Is Reducing Carbon Footprint And Paper Waste By Infusing Seeds In Paper

Meet Sumat Nanda and Garima Capoor Nanda from Agra who introduced plantable calendar made from handmade seed paper to reduce the load of waste on the already overflowing and saturated landfills ...
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