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IIT Grad Innovates a Smart Plant That Purifies Air in Your Room and Keeps you Healthy

UBreathe has three components: The plant, a smart flowerpot, and microbe-enriched soil. The flowerpot is powered by residential electricity, and the air is filtered by a method known as ‘bio-filtration’.

Energy and Environment
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This Couple is Making Bengaluru Plastic-Free One Pencil At a Time

To keep it cost-effective, the brushes are priced at Rs 80, however, the duo is working on getting the brushes sourced from China to lower the price further.

Energy and Environment
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18-YO Innovates Low-Cost Grow Bags By Recycling Plastic Bottles and Runs A Successful Business

As an eco-conscious solution, 18-year-old Jinay Gada, a resident of Mumbai, has made lightweight grow bags from non-woven fabric. In July 2021, he launched ‘Planteria’ and began marketing these grow bags across India.

Energy and Environment
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Rutuparna Foundation: Creating awareness & protecting the environment for more than 10 Years

Miyawaki Technique is one of the approaches used in forestry. The method involves planting two to four trees per square metre. Miyawaki forests grow in two to three years and are self-sustaining.

Energy and Environment
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Innovator’s Low-Cost Pens Prevent Stubble Burning and Saves the Environment

For Rs 10 a piece, Raju has already delivered 100 pens and is working on making the other 900 pieces.

Energy and Environment
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Solid waste management (SWM): An approach to save environment and public health

Earthful Foundation launched Project Good Waste in the township intending to achieve an efficient waste management system in which the maximum amount of dry waste can be recovered and recycled, all organic waste can be composted, and unhygienic waste

Energy and Environment
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Every day is World Environment Day at Tesco

Tesco is involved in initiatives that aim toward disaster management, payroll deduction with the Give India Foundation, water, and sanitation improvements, as well as other volunteering activities that include Partnering with foundations or NGOs

Energy and Environment
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Value out of Waste; This Young Innovator Converts Used PPE Waste into Solid Bricks

But, this young innovator from Gujarat, named Binish Desai is ensuring that facemasks do not end up in landfills or oceans.

Energy and Environment
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This Lantern, Powered By Sea Water, Is Transforming Remote Coastal Communities

The Waterlight is a bottle-like design inspired by the Wayuu tribe. It can be carried using a sling and filled with seawater from the top.

Energy and Environment
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Meet The Delhi Man Who Gave 2.5 Lakh Homes to Birds

Eco Roots Foundation encourages children and the youth to care for their environment hence, Rakesh conducts several workshops in both online and offline methods.

Energy and Environment
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Lighting Up Lives with Solar Energy – Green India Initiative Private Limited

To ensure sustainability and ownership of the project, the village citizens are trained on the operation of the systems with training videos and documentation. Team Green India Initiative also forms the ‘Solar Friends Group’ and provides the citi

Energy and Environment
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Breathing Lungs: An initiative to inhale pure air

The Miyawaki Method Native Dense Forest-a modern plantation method used for afforestation- was developed by Japanese ecologist Dr. Akira Miyawaki.It is aimed at creating an accelerated forest equivalent to a 100-year indigenous forest within 10 years

Energy and Environment
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Ajinkya tackles the mammoth task of sanitary waste disposal in innovative and sustainable ways

Ajinkya Dhariya Academically a mechanical engineer, realized the importance of safe disposal of menstrual waste and decided to deal with the impending issue. He is founder of PadCare Labs that deals directly with menstruation-related waste.

Energy and Environment
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Galor Samarpan Abhiyan makes a mark in Nashik on World Environment Day

Anand Reddy Yellu (IFS) from Andhra Pradesh educate the children about conserving feathered friends and change their hearts where slingshots in villages, are a common means of adventure amongst children, especially in the rural areas.

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Emergence of Circular Economy: A step towards Atmanirbhar Village

BAIF Development and Research Foundation, introduced local loop based circularization in the livestock sector which has been witnessed in the HDFC Bank CSR funded Loksamrudhhi Project in Katol cluster of Nagpur district.

Energy and Environment
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Nurturing Nature and People amid Climate Change – The Case of Bhojdari

WOTR implemented three major projects after community-driven vulnerability assessment in Bhojdari village in the Sangamner block of Ahmednagar district in Maharashtra which is drought prone. The efforts have now yielded positive impacts.

Energy and Environment
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Whale Shark Project - Tata Chemicals

'Save the Whale Shark' campaign by Tata Chemicals Ltd. along with the partner Wildlife Trust of India, the Gujarat State Forest Department, and the International Fund for Animal Welfare has successfully rescued and released 813 whale sharks.

Energy and Environment
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Ex Gratia Assistance to Frontline Forest Staff

A homage on World Ranger Day to these brave men and women forest frontline staff who guard these natural resources of our heritage, who bravely stand inclement weather, threats from poachers and timber mafia, and even wild animals.

Energy and Environment
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The Promise of Clean Air from a Community of Farmers

CII Foundation strengthening its stand on providing policy level reforms and recommendations to the Government to tackle the crop burning problem usher mass awareness, behaviour change, research, knowledge management

Energy and Environment
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Wildlife Trust of India and its conservation successes

Wildlife Trust of India (WTI), is a leading Indian nature conservation organization committed to the service of nature. WTI is currently running 39 projects across India, rigorously working towards its mission to conserve wildlife and its habitat.

Energy and Environment
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Samanway Foundation’s Act & Care Rushes Relief to Inundated Assam

Project Act & Care, a flagship project of the newly formed Samanvay Foundation, that has committed itself to various Assam Flood Relief Drives, ecological needs, and developmental interventions ever since its inception in February 2020,